Vitamin D – A Healthy Start

Vitamin D - A Healthy Start

What you’ll learn in the Vitamin D- a Healthy Start training The importance of vitamin D for infants, toddlers and adults Factors that affect our vitamin D status – are we getting enough? Vitamin D recommendations for infants, children and families Suitable vitamin supplements The NHS Healthy Start scheme How to support families to apply…

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Bin the Bottle

Bin the bottle

What you’ll learn in the Bin the Bottle training Issues related to prolonged bottle use Suitable cups and drinks for children aged 1-5 years Practical tips that can help children to transition from bottle to a cup How to support families- either by running a workshop or in having conversations Common questions parents might ask…

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Cooking and Learning About Food

Child weighing ingredients

What you’ll learn in the Cooking and Learning about Food training The benefits of cooking and learning about food activities An overview of children’s nutrient requirements How to read food labels How to choose recipes in-line with the Eat Better Start Better guidelines Suitable skills to teach children in the early years Key considerations- such…

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Keeping Active in the Early Years

Keeping Active in the Early Years

What you’ll learn in the Keeping Active in the Early Years training The benefits of physical activity for children and their families Current national statistics for physical activity Current UK recommendations for physical activity for babies, toddlers and their families Activities and ideas that support children to be more active in your early years setting…

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Healthy Eating in Pregnancy

What you’ll learn in the Healthy Eating in Pregnancy training The key dietary messages to communicate to women  Weight gain guidelines during pregnancy  Recommendations for key nutrient requirements  Food safety principles and information on the foods to avoid  The requirements for supplement use, including Healthy Start Nutrition requirements during breastfeeding The importance of physical activity…

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Early Start Nutrition Award – Bronze

Bronze Award Plaque

Sign up to the Bronze Award – Commitment to Best Practice to: Set goals and targets to ensure your provision is providing healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink Develop a nutrition framework that demonstrates best practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and families Ensure your setting is offering a nutrition provision that meets…

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Early Start Nutrition Award – Silver

Sign up to the Silver Award – Commitment to Best Practice to: Set goals and targets to ensure your provision is providing healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink Develop a nutrition framework that demonstrates best practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and families Ensure your setting is offering a nutrition provision that meets the…

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Early Start Nutrition Award – Gold

Sign up to the Gold Award – Commitment to Best Practice to: Set goals and targets to ensure your provision is providing healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink Develop a nutrition framework that demonstrates best practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and families Ensure your setting is offering a nutrition provision that meets the…

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Feeding Your Baby in the First Year

Feeding Your Baby in the First Year This course has been developed by Registered Nutritionists to provide you with helpful information and tips around feeding your baby in their first year. Complete this course to learn more about: The importance of developing healthy eating habits early on in your child’s life Information on breastfeeding and…

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Good Nutrition for your Toddler

Good Nutrition for your Toddler This course has been developed by Registered Nutritionists to provide you with helpful information and tips around food and nutrition for your toddler. Complete this course to learn more about: Meal and snack routines for toddlers Toddler food and nutrient requirements Portion sizes and appetite Creating positive mealtimes Snack and…

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Positive Mealtimes – Fussy Eating Strategies for Families

Positive Mealtimes – Fussy Eating Strategies for Families This course has been developed by Registered Nutritionists to provide you with helpful information and tips around how to support your little one at mealtimes. Complete this course to learn more about: Children’s eating behaviours and how it might impact your little ones at mealtimes Factors that…

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