The EYN Partnership is committed to improving nutrition standards for children in the early years. Nutrition during this critical period impacts children’s healthy growth, development and long-term outcomes. Learn more about the importance of nutrition in the first years of a child’s life.
The future outcomes and lifetime health of young children can be influenced by good nutrition early in their lives. Early years settings play a key role in supporting the nutritional needs of young children and the EYN Partnership is here to support you.
Nutrition in a child’s early years impacts their growth, development and long-term outcomes. The EYN Partnership want to give you confidence that you’re providing your child with the nutrition they need – whether at home or when they’re in a childcare setting.
BSc in Food Science and Nutrition with Health and Exercise; specialist in paediatric and maternal nutrition
With over 10 years’ experience Catherine has worked in both the private and public sectors including the NHS and Public Health England where she delivered expert, evidence based, advice on maternal and child nutrition to government and policy makers. Catherine also provided scientific support to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition’s (SACN) Subgroup on Maternal and Child Nutrition.
During her six years as a community nutritionist for the NHS in East London, Catherine provided nutrition support to families and children at all stages of development from pregnancy to school age. She supported nurseries and early years settings to improve the nutritional content of their menus, develop and deliver training for early years staff and health professionals and deliver nutrition workshops in schools.