Free resources for teaching young people aged 3-16 years about where food comes from, cooking and healthy eating.

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education 30/7/19

This guide sets out to provide direction on teaching food and nutrition across the UK that was, in the past, often passed on through experienced te...

Good food hygiene and safety practices

Join Frances as she exemplifies how to put good food hygiene and safety into practice.

  • Cost
    FREE
  • When
    06/11/2019
  • Time
    20:00 Start
  • Where
    Online Webinar

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Guidelines for school education resources about food

The importance of food education in our schools continues to be part of the solution to ensure that pupils learn how to make healthy food choices now and in the future. This forms part of the strategy to tackle childhood obesity in the UK ...

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The Eatwell Guide videos

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What is the Eatwell Guide?

A video looking at the UK government's healthy eating guidelines, the Eatwell...

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Fruit and vegetables - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the fruit and vegetables section of the Eatwell Guide.

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Potatoes, bread, rice, pasta and other starchy carbohydrates - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the starchy carbohydrates section of the Eatwell Guide.

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Beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other proteins - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the protein section of the Eatwell Guide.

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Dairy and alternatives - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the dairy and alternatives section of the Eatwell Guide.

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Oil and spreads - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the oils and spreads section of the Eatwell Guide.

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Hydration - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at the government guidelines on hydration.

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Foods high in fat, salt and sugar - The Eatwell Guide

A video looking at foods high in fat, salt and sugar.

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