Covid19 Special Edition

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Links for Keeping Active and Eating Healthy

We have put together a few useful links which you may wish to use/share with families you are working with to help maintain a healthy diet keep active during this restrictive period:-

Eating Healthy

BeeZee Bodies

The commissioned tier 2 weight management service in the county is continuing to run sessions for children (between 5-15) and their families via webinars. Families will need to sign up to the service either by referral from a professional or self-referral and will be given all the instructions once they speak to a staff member.

Webinars are group based and offer interaction with other families, activities during the session, and the chance to ask questions. Free 1-2-1 virtual appointments with a nutritionist are available for families who have already completed the BeeZee Families service or are interested in signing up and are available on Tuesday afternoons. 

Recipes, blog posts, healthy tips, behaviour change strategies, cooking videos, and physical activity ideas for kids and adults are all available on the BeeZee Bodies website as well as their social media pages which are updated multiple times a week. 
https://beezeebodies.com

BZ have started uploading some cupboard/freezer based recipes on their page and videoing them. These are very short and easy to follow too. This first one makes use of chickpeas.

Here is the first one https://beezeebodies.com/blog/recipe-chana-masala/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/beezeefamilies/

Link for 1-2-1 bookings: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/BZ121Clinics@beezeebodies.co.uk/bookings/


British Dietetic Association (BDA)

Cooking at home with children and top tips as to how to involve children at different ages. Some information provided here:

https://www.bda.uk.com/food-health/lets-get-cooking/recipes.html

https://www.bda.uk.com/food-health/lets-get-cooking/cooking-at-home.html

https://www.bda.uk.com/food-health/lets-get-cooking/cooking-at-home/cooking-with-children-of-different-ages.html


Staying Active

Herts Sports Partnership

The Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership have been compiling lots of practical resources to help the community stay physically and mentally active at home over the last couple of weeks which we have called ‘Work Out From Home’ and is detailed here on our website https://sportinherts.org.uk/workoutfromhome/  

This is being added to daily to try and keep recourses fresh for those using the pages.

Also have the Hertfordshire School Games Organisers (SGOs) making the children’s page and this is titled Be HAPPY.


Sport England - Stay In Work Out

A movement of people around England finding new ways to get moving in and around the home, powered by Sport England. Lots of information available online for activity videos and ideas all collated by Sport England.

https://www.sportengland.org/stayinworkout/


Change for Life – Indoor Activities

Get active at home – lots of ideas for children and families

Simple recipes for families

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes


         

 

 

 

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