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Sammy and Sally Series

safefood Benefits of vegetables These fun, free story books for small children aims to teach them about the goodness of vegetables, where  they come from and how they grow. The stories follow two squirrels, Sammy and Sally, as they plant seeds, look after ...

Guidance on the Use and Handling of Frying Fats and Oils

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Fried food This guidance on the Use and Handling of Frying Fats and Oils is part of the GENERAL FACTSHEET SERIES ISSUE NO. 1 JULY 2009. The appeal of fried foods is universal and enjoyed by all cultures around the w ...

Resource Booklet for Defining Target Populations in Community-based Research in the Republic of Ireland

Leong, A. and Finn, Y. Population, Community, Research, Employment, Mortality, Morbidity, Deprivation, Demographics, Data This booklet is a research tool which details available sources to define a target population for researchers in community-based and ...

Packing a healthy punch for lunch

In Northern Ireland over 127,000 children bring their own food to school so it is important to ensure that food is both appetising and is good for health. Recent surveys looking at children’s lunchboxes revealed that they are often too high in fat, salt a ...

Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity (LISPA) Framework

Irish Sports Council Physical Aactivity and sport Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity (LISPA) is an inclusive framework which caters for all levels of physical activity and sport involvement. There are 4 main objectives of the framework: H ...

Food for Fitness

10.14655/105129-793868 Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Association and safefood Energy to fuel actyivity This booklet was developed by the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Association in partnership with safe food in the Republic of Ireland. It provides general ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Allied Health Professions: Who we are and what we do

This booklet provides a brief overview of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and the services they provide to the public. Allied Health Professions are a diverse workforce who deliver high-quality care to patients and service users across a wide range of ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

Healthy breaks for pre-school children leaflet (English and Irish translation)

Leaflet for parents explaining why a healthy break is so important for pre-school children and some tips and ideas for healthy nutritious breaks.  10.14655/6744-719750 Public Health Agency School Food, Healthy Eating, Child Health, Student, Pupil, Diet Le ...

Social and economic inequalities in diet and physical activity

10.14655/11971-648512 Public Health England (PHE) Social inequality, Economic Inequality, Obesity, Diet, Physical activity This briefing paper describes social and economic inequalities associated with two of the key determinants of obesity- diet and phys ...

TV Viewing and Obesity in Children and Young People

National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Obesity in children and young people Increased TV viewing time among children and young people is associated with a raised likelihood of overweight. This results from a combination of unhealthy dietary habits, sedentary ...

How they measure up

Safefood EDUCATION, FOOD ADDITIVE, FOOD LABELLING, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, SCHOOL This food labelling resource aims to give students a better understanding of food labels and how to use them to make healthy and safe food choices The resource is a direc ...

When Sammy met Sally

Safefood Healthy eating resource for parents This booklet is designed for parents to use with their children. It aims to increase a child’s experience of healthy food from an early age and encourages a positive attitude towards a healthy diet. Obesity Chr ...

Energy Density: Finding the Balance for Cancer Prevention

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) Cancer prevention WCRF UK is the principal UK charity dedicated to the prevention of cancer through the promotion of healthy diet and nutrition, physical activity and weight management. WCRF UK is committed to providing c ...

Health economic assessment tools (HEAT) for walking and for cycling. Methodology and user guide. Economic assessment of transport infrastructure and policies

Kahlmeier, S. et al Cycling, Walking, Physical activity, Transport, Environment The promotion of cycling and walking for everyday physical activity not only promotes health but can also have positive effects on the environment. This booklet summarizes the ...

Food for Young Children

Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION This booklet provides nutritional and feeding advice, practical tips and suggestions for parent of children up to 5 years of age. Obesity Chronic Conditions Obesity http://www.healthpromotio ...

Get Active Your Way

Department of Health and Children, Health Service Executive Physical activiy advice This booklet provides advice, information and sugesstions on physical activity including getting active at work and at home. It also provides advice on weight loss and goa ...

Step this way for better health

This leaflet explains how to use a step counter to motivate yourself to do more walking. It includes a step log to encourage walkers to monitor and record their progress.   10.14655/11971-12326 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains ...

Getting a good start: healthy eating from one to five

This booklet outlines advice on many key nutritional issues for children aged one to five. It includes information on how to provide a healthy, balanced diet for this age group, guidance on suitable snacks and drinks, feeding a vegetarian child, vitamin s ...