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Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

The Agency has been working in partnership with more than 45 major UK caterers to provide healthier choices for their customers when eating out.

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FSA publishes report on potential impact of climate change on UK food policyWeb link

The Food Standards Agency has today published a report looking at possible implications of climate change on food policy in the UK.



Quick reference guide to food law in UK publishedWeb link

The Food Standards Agency is today publishing a quick-check guide to food law, which will be updated every three months, covering all food legislation in the UK.



Hedgerow HarvestWeb link

The Food Stanards Agency have issued advice for people following the traditional autumn pursuits of gathering wild berries and mushrooms.



Protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infections during infancy: a prospective studyWeb link

Research article which provides evidence to show that exclusive breastfeeding for six months protects against infections in infancy. The article abstract is available free online but you will need a subscription to access the full article.



Researchers needed into effectiveness of community farms, garden & allotmentsWeb link

The NHS National Institute for Health Research is seeking researchers to assess the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of community farms, gardens, and allotments in improving health and wellbeing? Deadline for submissions is 8 December 2010



Growing Schools NewsletterWeb link

You can sign upi for the Growing Schools newsletter here



Public vote for incentives to change behaviour...Web link

The NICE Citizens Council, has voted in favour of supporting incentives to change behaviour. One scheme examined was a programme offering cash to individuals for losing weight, like the scheme being piloted in East Kent. This review is now out for consultation with the wider public.



New Partnership/Support Opportunities Available for Y4 of The Fit as a Fiddle ProjectsDownloadable document

On the 01/10/10, the Fit as a Fiddle project will enter its 4th year and will be looking for new PA and HE projects to support and work in partnership with. Please contact Tory Lawrence, Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator, Tel (0790) 1635033



Ten Steps for Healthy ToddlersWeb link

The Infant & Toddler Forum have released the 'Ten Steps for Healthy Toddlers', providing simple, practical advice that will help encourage healthy and happy mealtimes for 1-3 year olds.



Depressed heart patients at riskWeb link

French and British experts say people with both conditions could be four times more likely to die from heart or circulatory disease.




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