Children and young people

The contribution of community-based food and health activities to Improving Maternal and Infant Nutrition: A Framework for Action

CFHS’s new publication summarises the early years activities of 18 groups and agencies it funded in 2013 through the CFHS development fund. Improving Maternal and Infant Nutrition: A Framework for Action [PDF, 175kb]

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Maternal and infant nutrition framework: supporting a Healthy Start

This report provides an overview of an event called ‘Maternal and infant nutrition framework: supporting a Healthy Start’. This event took place in May 2014 and included learning from previous and ongoing work around Healthy Start programmes in the Forth Valley area that were supported by Community Food and Health (Scotland).

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Building blocks and baby steps

This report reflects a short programme of work to investigate the impact and influence of community food intiatives in relation to maternal and infant nutrition.

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Mapping of the Community and Voluntary Sector Contributions to Improving Maternal and Infant Nutrition in Scotland

This report sets out the findings from mapping the contributions of the community and voluntary sector to improving maternal and infant nutrition in Scotland.  The study was commissioned by CFHS.

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Strengthening food work across ethnic minority communities: a focus on maternal and infant nutrition

This mapping exercise was carried out to provide a snapshot of voluntary and community organisations’ activity in relation to maternal and infant nutrition across ethnic minority communities in Scotland.

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From the ground up

This report represents a snapshot of community and voluntary sector activity that supported maternal and infant nutrition at a particular point in time – spring 2012.

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Putting Healthy Start on the map

Report from a pilot to promote maternal and infant nutrition and ‘Healthy Start’ in Falkirk

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How to get beyond smoothies

This booklet features tips and ideas gathered from a CFHS youth, food and health networking event that focused on work with a range of young people.

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TV dinners

This factsheet provides examples of how three youth groups were inspired by TV formats to create a friendly competitive environment to teach cookery skills.

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North Glasgow Youth Food Guidelines and Healthy Eating Toolkit

Following consultation with young people in the North Glasgow area, these guidelines and healthy eating toolkit were developed. As well as advice for clubs on what they can do to improve the availability of healthier food in youth clubs, the guidelines include ideas on how to run healthy eating, growing, and cookery activities, with ideas …

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