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Health and Activity guidelines

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The research and recommendations on childrens’ health and activity is evolving and we aim to provide links and materials to help you in your work. Please tell us about any material that you find useful.

The BHFNC website has a great resource section for the early years
http://www.bhfactive.org.uk/early-years/index.html
The physical activity guidelines for the early years online
http://www.bhfactive.org.uk/earlyyearsguidelines/index.html
They also have recently developed a new webpage about engaging with parents regarding physical activity during the early years.
http://www.bhfactive.org.uk/workingwithparents/index.html
The Change4Life website has a nice combination of nutrition advice and physical activity advice and opportunities in the local area.
http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/change-for-life.aspx
Play England has lots games and support for children and carers.
http://www.playengland.org.uk/resources
Designed to Move is a Nike initiative launched by Lord Coe. Research reveals a growing epidemic of physical inactivity and how the first 10 years of life are game changing.
https://designedtomove.org
For nutrition advice you could look at the Children’s Food Trust.
http://www.childrensfoodtrust.org.uk/
The British Dietetic Association has fantastic factsheets on nutrition.
https://www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/home
PhunkyFoods is one of our partners in the HALO programme in East Sussex and have great (chargeable) resources.
http://www.phunkyfoods.co.uk/
World Cancer Research Fund Great Grub Club
http://www.greatgrubclub.com/?location_id=348#.VVr-JOZwbcs
British Nutrition Foundation: Food a Fact of Life website
http://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/
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