EATING WELL for family health
The following links lead to information about simple things you can do to eat more healthily, suggests tips and tricks for a healthy diet and gives guidance about diet and healthy eating if you are expecting a baby or have just had a baby, including breastfeeding and weaning.
The links also have information about how you can keep active – eating a healthy diet and being more active helps to maintain and improve your general health and well-being
To find out about healthy eating during pregnancy, how to keep a healthy weight, family health, breastfeeding and first foods for babies. Click on this link www.nhs.uk/start4life
To help families stay healthy – healthy eating tips and recipes, what to watch out for when buying food, as well as some suggestions for simple activity. Click on this link www.nhs.uk/change4life
Register to get information and updates and free stuff! https://registration.change4life.co.uk/ChangeForLife
Food scanner app
– Find out how much sugar, saturated fat, salt and calories are really inside your food and drink
– Look out for healthier snacks that get the thumbs up and for snacks that are under 100 calories without being high in sugar, saturated fat or salt.
For local support in Kirklees about family health, health in pregnancy, infant feeding and to chat to someone about how healthy eating can help you maintain a healthier lifestyle, contact:
Telephone Single Point of Contact: 0300 304 5555
Free drop in centres:
9, Northgate Dewsbury
(Mon/Wed?Fri 10:00 – 3:00)
Queensgate Market Huddersfield
(Tues/ Wed/Thurs 10:00 – 3:00)
Are you a professional, member of staff or volunteer whose role might include opportunities to improve the dietary outcomes for people using your service or group?
If you would like to increase your knowledge of healthy eating guidelines and nutrition literacy please contact:
Telephone: 01484 221000