nutrition

Nutrition

Research shows that eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are some of the most effective strategies to improve health, create a sense of wellbeing, and reduce the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and many cancers.

Nutrition Training

Nutrition-wellbeing can offer nutrition and lifestyle training programmes for frontline staff, on a range of topics, in a variety of settings, from face to face workshops to webinars and e-learning:

  • Healthy weight management through the life course
  • Healthy early years – nutrition and physical activity
  • School aged children – family based approaches
  • Adults and healthy aging
  • Diet and Cancer
  • Raising the issue of weight

How we Work

Through many years of experience, we understand the challenges faced by those supporting others, when discussing healthy lifestyles. To reflect this, we adopt an approach to our training programmes based on the following set of principles and values:

  • Working collaboratively with partners to agree the scope of the project
  • Using evidenced based approaches and practical tools
  • Offering a flexible and highly professional approach
  • A strong focus on skills training
  • Providing robust evaluation

A sample of bespoke contracts in partnership with Karan Thomas, Director of Health Development Consultancy (HDC) www.healthdc.co.uk include:

  • Bury – Royal Society of Public Health’s Level 3 Award Nutrition for Health
  • Ealing Health Improvement Service – developed and delivered ‘Raising the issue of Weight with parents, carers and children in the school setting’
  • South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG); Bristol CCG and North Somerset CCG, developed and delivered ‘Raising the issue of weight in primary care’ training
  • Welsh Government – designed and delivered training and resources for Early Years providers across Wales
  • Welsh Government – designed and delivered healthy weight training for leisure centre staff
  • British Dietetic Association (BDA) – developed web content for the BDA’s Weight Wise website
  • Freelance Dietitian’s Group of the BDA – developed webinars and designed and delivered face to face workshops on ‘Starting out as a Freelance Dietitian’

Testimonials

What course participants have said on previous training workshops:

  • ‘Thank you for the style of learning and the opportunity’
  • ‘Excellent delivery and experienced facilitators’
  • ‘Very informative and well paced day – I really enjoyed it’

Resource Development

Whatever your nutrition, diet, health and wellbeing resource needs are, Nutrition-wellbeing can create these from inception through to the design, print and piloting.

Email or call Jill to talk through what we offer or to discuss your project needs.

  • Webpages and e-learning
  • Consumer literature on a range of nutrition and diet related topics
  • Resources to support training
  • Editing/reviewing/updating