Food and Nutrition
Food and Nutrition
Why food and nutrition is important?
Eating well and good nutrition can help us to prevent physical ill-health. This may include: include high blood sugar, high blood pressure, heart problems, stroke and sleeping difficulties just to name a few.
Eating well also makes us feel emotionally well. It is well documented that deficiencies, in some essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients can lead to symptoms associated with stress, depression, behavioural problems and physical illnesses.
What we offer?
Our Community Food team project consult and work with local groups and individuals to develop projects in a variety of settings including schools, colleges community centres etc. to develop new practical initiatives with groups to address food and health needs.
Community food projects run sessions for Early Years, Children and Young People and Adults, which include: Cookery groups, after school cookery clubs, School health days / Healthy lunch box, cooking on a budget & Tempting tots.
Eating well and good nutrition can help us to prevent physical ill-health. This may include: include high blood sugar, high blood pressure, heart problems, and stroke and sleeping difficulties it also makes us feel emotionally well. It has been shown that the lack of some essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients can lead to symptoms associated with stress, depression, behavioral problems and physical illnesses
The fit4life prorgam provides a food and nutrition guidence around healthy eating and all the different health messages. The program also offers a cook and taste session, this allows you to be able to make a healthy meal using one of our recipies found on our healthy living recipe page, to have a little taste of what recipes we have to offer check out the related documents section.
There is also a sugar swap app, that allows you to check how much sugar is in the products you're buying.