Safefood is urging parents are being urged to make practical changes to everyday lifestyle habits such as portion sizes, drinks and screen time to make a big difference to the health and wellbeing of children and combat the island’s high levels of childhood overweight and obesity.
What does research tell us?
It is important that mothers are supported to continue to breastfeed when they go back to work. The WHO, Department of Health and HSE recommend that children are exclusively breastfed for 6 months.
January 09 2012
HSE encourages everyone to get walking with Operation Transformation
The HSE is encouraging everyone to get walking with the Operation Transformation National Walks taking place across the country this Saturday 14th January. The Operation Transformation walks are organised by the Local Sports Partnerships and supported by HSE Health Promotion and Physical Activity staff.
So why not dress for the weather and get walking. Click here for information on a walk near you:
For more information on opportunities to get active this year visit www.getirelandactive.ie