In this section, you will find details of the range of leaflets and booklets for parents, health professionals, teachers and others.
Most of these can be ordered free of charge on HealthPromotion.ie under the Healthy Eating or Physical Activity section.
Active Play Every Day 0-3 years – a leaflet and set of activity cards for parents and childcare providers to help them support active play for young children.
Active Play Every Day 3-6 year - a leaflet for parents and childcare providers to help them support active play for young children
Get active go walking – a leaflet for adults to promote walking.
Get active your way - a booklet on how to be more physically active on a regular basis.
Get active on your way - a leaflet promoting the benefits of active travel.
Healthy Eating for Pregnancy - A booklet giving advice on healthy eating for pregnancy, including information about the vitamins minerals and nutrients required.
Vitamin D and your baby – a leaflet for women on the importance of vitamin D supplements for babies under 1 year of age.
Introducing Family Meals - Booklet providing information and advice on introducing your baby to family meals (weaning).
3-Week Menu Plan – A Resource for Pre-schools designed to ensure that pre-schoolers receive all their daily nutritional requirements
Eat Smart Move More - Booklet with advice for parents of primary school children on how to help their children eat more healthily and get more active to maintain a healthy weight
Healthy lunchboxes – Leaflet with practical tips for parents/adults and children on how to prepare a healthy lunchbox
Healthy eating - what’s in it for me (i-tunes) – a leaflet to encourage young people to make healthy food choices.
Your Child's Weight series
Your Childs Weight – a booklet for parents to guide them on making changes to their family’s lifestyle in the areas of diet and physical activity and preventing obesity.
A Guide for parents – a guide for parents on communicating with their child about a healthy weight.
A Guide for Health Professionals – an information resource for health professionals on how they can assist parents and guardians in communicating with their children about body weight.
Other sources of information
- Bord Bia -The Irish Food Board
- Department of Health and Children
- Diabetes Federation of Ireland
- Food Safety Authority of Ireland
- Get Ireland Active
- Health Research Board
- Irish Heart Foundation
- Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute
- Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
- Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance
- Sport Ireland
- Sports Partnerships
- START Campaign