Nutrition and Oral Health (For Settings)

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Please visit one of the websites below for further information about Nutrition and Oral Health: 

 

Designed to Smile - This is an NHS Dental programme funded by the Welsh Government helping children to have healthier teeth.

Every Child Wales  -Helping children to be a healthy weight. 

Change for Life Wales  - Easy ideas to be fit and healthy. Download or order leaflets and posters.

National Smile Month (May/June)  - National Smile Month is an oral health campaign that settings can get involved with.

Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative  - Leaflets and posters about breastfeeding and infant feeding.

Maternity action Information about continuing to breastfeed whilst at work.

Caroline Walker Trust – (Eating Well Guides). The Caroline Walker Trust is a charity which aims to improve public health through good food. Download for free. The resources show the sorts of foods, and amounts of foods, that will meet the nutritional needs of children under 1 and 1- 4 year olds in the UK.

Infant and Toddler Forum  - Infant and toddler forum are leading experts from pediatrics, neonatology, health visiting, dietetics, child psychology, midwifery and obstetrics, specialising in early years nutrition and development. re is a section for childcare and healthcare professionals. Includes factsheets, ‘ten steps for healthy toddlers’, ‘portion sizes for children aged 1 – 4’ and more.

The Dairy Council - The Dairy Council is a non-profit organisation which provides science-based information on the role of dairy foods as part of a healthy, balanced and sustainable diet. Wide range of publications.

NDNA – Healthy Body, Happy Me. NDNA’s annual Healthy Body, Happy Me campaign aims to encourage better health and happiness with free resources for play, learning and fun.

Infant Feeding Guidelines  - These guidelines are intended for use in Wales by Health Professionals who give infant feeding information and guidance to parents/carers. They reflect current advice and best practice. Their aim is ensure that parents/carers are given consistent and accurate advice and help promote optimal nutrition for infants.

Food Standards Agency Wales  - Guidance on food safety, food standards, allergens training and resources. Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

Eat Seasonably  - The Eat Seasonably calendar helps you discover what’s in season throughout the year so that you can enjoy fruit and veg that not only tastes better, but is better value as well as better for the planet. Explore the calendar by selecting a month to reveal which produce is at it it’s very best throughout the year.

Fluid Factsheet  - Water factsheet from the British Dietetic Association.

 

Please download the Indicators, Policies and Resources below for information and support about Nutrition and Oral Health:

 

Resource: Food Fun and Active Play for Tiny Tots

Resource: Eat Well Guide