Resources for Parents & Carers

Healthy Eating

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  • Better Health - Health for Families: For a range of healthy eating recipes and physical activity resources created by the NHS for children.
  • Henry- useful information on free healthy recipes for all mealtimes, snacks and easy affordable lunchbox ideas.
  • Food Standards Agency: A good home food fact checker providing information on how to store certain foods and answers household food safety questions.
  • School Food Matters: Regular updates about food in schools, information about fruit and veg consumption and obesity.
  • British Nutrition Foundation: have reliable information on nutrition, sustainable diets, diet for different life stages, health conditions and information around healthy eating week.
  • Free schools meals: find information on who can get free school meals in Leicestershire and how to apply.
  • Eat Well Guide: a visual resource that can be used to explain a balanced diet and how much you should eat overall from each food group see below.