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Food and Health Alliance
www.fhascot.org.uk
The Scottish Government, the Food Standards Agency Scotland and NHS Health Scotland have jointly established the HealthyLiving Food and Health Alliance to support the further implementation of the Scottish Diet Action Plan and emerging Food and Health policies and strategies.

The Alliance is open to all and developed to fully represent the range of interests involved in implementing a multi-sectoral, food chain based - food and health strategy.

There is an emphasis on inclusion and wide engagement, seeking to involve people broadly, across all sectors, stakeholder groups and networks as well as individuals.

British Nutrition Foundation
www.nutrition.org.uk
The British Nutrition Foundation is a scientific and educational charity which promotes
healthy lifestyle and well being.  You can find information and advice on healthy eating and nutrition resources.

Community Food and Health
www.communityfoodandhealth.org.uk
The Scottish Community Diet Project has changed its name to Community Food and Health (Scotland). It's over-riding aim is to help improve Scotland's diet and health by supporting work within low-income communities which improves access to and take-up of a healthy diet.

Cfine - Community Food Initiatives North East
www.cfine.org
Community Food initiatives North East was initially set up in 1997 and over the years has grown to become a successful social enterprise providing a quality service to thousands of individuals throughout the North East of Scotland and most recently in West Lothian. With a team of experienced and motivated staff and committed volunteers, our service aims to improve health & wellbeing and contribute to regeneration in disadvantaged and excluded communities through the provision of affordable, good quality fruit & veg and other healthy produce.

Concensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)
www.actiononsalt.org.uk
CASH is a group of specialists concerned with salt and it's effects on health.

Food Standards Agency (FSA)
www.foodstandards.gov.scot
The FSA provides advice and information to the public and Government on food safety from farm to fork, nutrition and diet. It also protects consumers through effective food enforcement and monitoring.

Healthy Eating - NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk/Livewell/healthy-eating/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx
NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.

Healthy Living Award
www.healthylivingaward.co.uk
Futher information about the Healthyliving Award which rewards catering establishments for dishing up healthier food and finding ways of helping their customers make better food choices.

Healthy Start
www.healthystart.nhs.uk
Healthy Start replaces the Welfare Food Scheme. It is now live across the UK.  The website gives information and resources about the scheme.

The Seafish Industry Authority
www.seafish.org
The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood.  The On Plate section provides interesting information on health aspects, recipes and facts about seafood.

Take Life On
www.takelifeon.co.uk
Scottish Government website where you will find healthy eating and physical activity resources, advice and tips to help you have a healthier lifestyle.

 

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