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Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of this review, the new H ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland

13.6.2009 The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland Click here to download PDF 3.1mb Consumer Leaflet PDF 932kb Fact Sheet for Adults PDF 667kb Fact Sheet for Parents and Guardians PDF 574kb Foldout Executive Summary PDF 699kb Department of ...

Diabetes: Prevention and Model for Patient Care

3.7.2006 The National Diabetes Working Group has made a number of policy guidance recommendations. These relate to the model of care for people with diabetes as well as recommendations for how services prevent and manage diabetes in the population. Read t ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Eating habits of children Click here to download PDF Obesity Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-pre-school-services/ © Depart ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools

26.6.2003 Food & Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools The Government has identified school children as one group to be given priority during the planning and delivery of programmes and initiatives for good health throughout life. In the Government ...

Guidelines for Media Portrayals of Individuals Affected by Obesity

Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, The Obesity Society (TOS) and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Journalist, Journalism, Fair, Balanced, Accurate,Obesity The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure that all persons, regardless of their body ...

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 ...

Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries' Chief Medical Officers

Chief Medical Officer (UK) A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity r ...

Planning Practice Guidance

10.14655/11971-749000 Public Health England (PHE) Built environment, Community, Infrastructure, Development The Department for Communities and Local Government has published National Planning Practice Guidance which recognises the importance of local infr ...

Guide to Creating a Front of Pack (FoP) Nutrition Label for Pre-packed Products sold through Retail Outlets

Department of Health Front of Pack, Nutrition labelling, Guidance This guidance gives step-by-step support for businesses on developing a 'Front of Pack' (FoP) nutrition label. The Front of Pack nutrition labelling scheme combines colour coding ...

Best Practice for Infant Feeding in Ireland

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Infant feeding This is a practical guidance document to the report "Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy, 2nd Edition".The report was launched at an FSAI seminar on Best Practice ...

Management of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy

Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries and the Royal College of Obstetricians BODY MASS INDEX, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREGNANCY Maternal obesity has become one of the most commonly occurring risk factors in obstetric practice. Obesity inpregnancy is usuall ...

EU Physical Activity Guidelines

European Heart Network Physical activity These Guidelines are addressed primarily to policy makers and those who deal with physical activity in the EU Member States as inspiration for the formulation and adoption of action-oriented national Physical Activ ...

Breakfast Clubs: A How to Guide

New Policy Institute Breakfast clubs, Children, Eating habit This guide provides information and advice on setting up and managing breakfast clubs for children. It has been written for:• School staff who want to offer breakfast and before-school learning ...

Weigh 2 Live: Eat Well, Be Active: Your Guide to Losing Weight

Safefood Healthy eating and weight loss This guide provides information and advice on choosing a balanced diet, physical activity weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. (No date provided for this publication) Obesity Guidance Other Guidance ...

Tackling Obesity Through the Healthy Child Programme: A Framework for Action

Rudolf, M. Prevention of childhood obesity The Healthy Child Programme is the universal preventive programme that begins in pregnancy and continues through childhood. It is an evidence based programme of developmental reviews, screening, immunisations, he ...

How to set and monitor goals for prevalence of child obesity: guidance for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities

This guidance follows on from the publication of the Governmentâ?Ts obesity strategy Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government strategy for England. The guidance provides advice to PCTs and local authorities on how to set child obesity goals as pa ...

The national child measurement programme guidance for PCTs: 2007-08 school year

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25743 Cross-Government Obesity Team, Department of Health Childhood obesity This guidance has been developed following wide consultation with primary care trusts (PCTs) and schools. It provides advice to PCTs on: arrang ...

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles: The Natioanl Child Measurement Programme- Guidance for 2006- 07 school year

The Department of Health is providing a central data store for child obesity data collected by PCTs to be available for live implementation by the end of June 2006. The central data store will be accessible by PCTs via Unify, the DH performance management ...

Measuring childhood obesity: 2nd Guidance to PCTs on data handling

This guidance covers issues of data transfer, handling, analysis and feedback to PCTs Department of Health Height and weight measurement of children This guidance to Primary Care Trusts on how to measure the height and weight of children aged between 4 an ...