The British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating Week in 2019 is on 10th – 14th June. This week is all about raising awareness for the charity, and how to eat more healthily, & thanks to this, live a better life! Specifically, the BNF want to encourage and promote, healthy eating and drinking habits, being physically active, food provenance and cooking from scratch as opposed to eating out and ready-made, processed food.
The BNF wants to involve organisations from all sectors, such as corporations, universities, nurseries, libraries, community centres and others in focusing on and promoting these activities. Both individuals and organisations can apply to take part in the week and gain access to free resources that help to educate about these issues. There are also some social media handles being used for the week: @BNFEvents and @Foodafactoflife, while the hashtag for this years event is #BNFHEW19. You can use these to share news with BNF and other people taking part in the week.
Healthy Eating Week has 5 health challenges at it’s heart that it believes will lead to a healthy life:
- Have breakfast
- Have 5 Fruit & Veg a day
- Drink plenty of water
- Get active
- Make a Change
At the same time, the BNF is allowing organisations to take autonomy on what they decide to focus on and when in the week, as they believe organisations know their members better than the BNF can.