Change4Life is a public health programme in England which began in January 2009, organised by the Department of Health.
It is the country's first national social marketing campaign to reduce obesity.The campaign aims to encourage people to lead healthier lives, using the slogan "eat well, move more, live longer".
The campaign is backed by major food and beverage companies as well as sports and health groups.
On the Change4Life website there are a number of great resources with everything you need to support key healthy eating messages to children and their families. All of these resources can be used on your interactive whiteboard.
Change4Life covers eight areas of behaviour change:
- Up and About
- 60 Active Minutes
- 5 a Day
- Meal Time
- Snack Check
- Me Size Meals
- Cut Back Fat
- Sugar Swaps
This section gives you facts about sugar and where it is hiding, information on how to read food labels and what's high and low sugar -
5 a day
Cutting back on fat
These links tell you about the different types of fats and how you can make swaps, use different cooking methods and read labels to reduce the intake of saturated fat -
Money Saving Tips for Parents
Powerpoints to support your teaching of the Eatwell Plate
This link gives a number of different resources including physical activity and healthy eating. Scroll down on the link to find powerpoints which are Key Stage related and have useful worksheets and teacher notes
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