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Active Travel Strategy Feb 2010

Getting the right mix of modes of transport for local trips matters. Walking or cycling can be a quicker and lower cost alternative to the car or public transport for many short trips, and are often the easiest ways for most of us to get more physically a ...

Eating for Health: A Food and Health Action Plan for the South East

The SE FAHAP provides a framework for the direction of food related health work in the region. The strategy gives a national, regional and local policy context. It sets out objectives and actions to bring about change in the habits of consumers and in the ...

2008 Annual Report of the South East Regional Directors of Public Health- Children and young people theme (chapter 7)

This is the Children and Young People theme chapter of the first joint annual report of Professor Yvonne Doyle and Professor John Newton, the South East England regional directors of public health. The aim of the children and young people theme of the Sou ...

A Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Measurement Toolbox

Resources for measuring and monitoring coronary heart disease (CHD). The resources include work undertaken in each PHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) Heart disease Resources for me ...

Food Policy in the South East

Presentation given at the 5th South East Public Health Conference by Pam Naylor as part of the "Food Policy in the South East" presentation which included three different presentations. Pamela Naylor Food and health Presentation given at the 5th ...

Weigh to Health

Weigh to Health is a six week weight loss programme which can be delivered by the Community Development and Health Worker. The course was designed by dietiticians and focuses on healthy lifestlye. Each 2 hour session consists of a discussion, weigh in and ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset

The National Obesity Observatory has produced a new report- National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset. The report highlights the usefulness of the NCMP for advancing our understanding of underweight, overweigh ...

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011

The Information Centre has published 'Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011'. This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources. Th ...

Cook it! Fun, fast food for less: community nutrition education programme

This training manual was produced to support the Cook it! programme, which was specially developed for use in Northern Ireland. The Cook it! programme is delivered in the community by trained facilitators and can be used with a wide range of groups, inclu ...

Survey of salt levels in soup in catering establishments on the island of Ireland

The aim of this survey was to provide a snap shot of the salt content of soup from a range of catering outlets on the island. safefood Healthy eating The aim of this survey was to provide a snap shot of the salt content of soup from a range of catering ou ...

Salt: Hard to shake

Dietary salt intakes are well in excess of nutritional requirements in most countries worldwide. <br /> safefood Healthy eating Dietary salt intakes are well in excess of nutritional requirements in most countries worldwide. There is now an overwhel ...

Food Values Pilot Programme Evaluation- Summary Report

Food Values is a short programme showing how to get better nutritional value for money when shopping for food.&nbsp; safefood Healthy eating Food Values is a short programme showing how to get better nutritional value for money when shopping for food. ...

Fruit and Vegetables

This review showed that based on the balance of current scientific evidence, organic fruit and vegetables are no safer or more nutritious than conventionally produced varieties. safefood This review showed that, based on the balance of current scientific ...

Drinks

Parents and teenagers had a good idea of which drinks were healthier than others, but most did not count drinks as part of their daily food consumption. Calories from drinks are therefore invisible to them safefood Healthy eating Parents and teenagers had ...

Chicken & Potato Report

This survey provides a snap shot of the nutritional content of potato and chicken products sold in fast food and convenience outlets across the island of Ireland. safefood Nutritional content of chicken & potato products in deli counters and takeaway ...

Fuel your body- for the teenage sports person

<br /> <p>As a teenage athlete, your active lifestyle and growing body means you have special nutritional needs. You need to start with the basics of a healthy and varied diet. There are no quick fixes &ndash; supplements, in particular, a ...

Healthy lunchboxes

<br /> <p>Good food habits set early in childhood can last a lifetime. Lunches provide around one third of our daily nutritional needs, so it&rsquo;s important to put some thought and planning into them. Here are some tips on how to prepar ...

When Sally met Sammy

<br /> <p>This booklet aims to increase a child&rsquo;s experience of healthy food from an early age and encourages a positive attitude towards a healthy diet. You and your child can decide together which end of the book to start with- Sal ...

How much salt is good for you?

<p>We all know that too much salt is bad for our hearts. But the fact is that even if you completely stopped adding salt to your food you&rsquo;d still be 100% over the recommended daily allowance. How? Because between 65% and 70% of the salt we ...