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School food: the essential guide (and Irish translation)

School food: the essential guide contains a series of eight practical guidance booklets designed to help schools improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. The booklets provide advice and support for the key area ...

Are you packing a healthy lunch? (English and Irish)

This booklet is designed to improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. It contains practical tips for parents, carers and children on how to pack an appetising, healthy lunchbox. 10.14655/6744-933452 Public Healt ...

Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Physical activity programme evaluation In 1999, CDC published the Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health (available on-line at http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4811a1.htm).  The pub ...

Your Child's Weight

10.14655/105129-793855 safefood Children's eating habits As a parent, you can teach your children habits and skills to last them a lifetime. This booklet is full of practical advice for parents on how to make small changes to your children’s diet and ...

Sustrans Design Manual Handbook for cycle-friendly design

Sustrans Active Travel This document is part of a suite of technical design guidance on active travel being developed by Sustrans. There is much useful material already available from a range of organisations, and this guidance from Sustrans aims to provi ...

Nutrition matters for the early years: Guidance for feeding under fives in the childcare setting

Public Health Agency (PHA) Child nutrition This booklet for childminders and staff in day nurseries, playgroups and crèches outlines straightforward, practical advice and information on a range of nutritional issues related to children up to the age of fi ...

Developing a Health Promoting School through the Healthy Schools Programme (2012)

Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) Healthy Schools Programme This policy brief outlines the learning from the independently evaluated Healthy Schools Programme, particularly noting the process aspects which can support and mitigate against the develop ...

Get kids on the go

The Irish Heart Foundation, Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY This booklet provides information for parents on the benefits of physical activity for children and the necessary amounts. It also provides advice and suggestions on enco ...

Are you packing a healthy lunch? (English and Irish)

This booklet is designed to improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. It contains practical tips for parents, carers and children on how to pack an appetising, healthy lunchbox. 10.14655/11971-18841 Public Healt ...

Get a life, get active...go cycling

This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling.   10.14655/11971-12338 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling. Obesity Chronic Con ...

Enjoy healthy eating

This leaflet aims to increase public awareness and understanding of healthy eating messages. The leaflet includes the new eatwell plate, information on the five main food groups, along with top tips for cutting down on fat and what to choose when eating o ...