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Healthy Start is the Government welfare food scheme. Healthy Start supports young and low income pregnant women and families with children under the age of 4 years in the UK.


The Healthy Start scheme is UK wide but is managed by The Department of Health in England. Information about the scheme, and about healthy eating, aimed at both health professionals and parents, is provided on the Healthy Start website.

Find out more at: www.healthystart.nhs.gov

The Healthy Start scheme provides vouchers for free vitamins and vouchers to buy fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, milk and infant formula.

The Healthy Start scheme is UK wide but is managed by The Department of Health, and information about the scheme and about healthy eating, aimed at health professionals and parents are provided on the Healthy Start website
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Making the most of Healthy Start: A practical guide 'Making the most of Healthy Start: A practical guide' provides clear guidance to health professionals on the Healthy Start scheme, and how to support those eligible for vitamin and food vouchers. 

The resource includes information about how to create simple, tasty family meals which incorporate the fruit, vegetables and milk that can be purchased with Healthy Start food vouchers.

The resource also includes advice on buying and cooking food on a budget and aims to provide both those who manage the scheme and those who benefit from it with useful information on how families can eat well.



Hard copies of this resource are now available and can be accessed as can other First Steps Nutrition Trust publications on a not for profit basis from here:
To order copies go to the website www.fbsresources.com

If you have any queries please contact: Pauline@fbsresources.com
To find out more about how we are supporting Healthy Start click here.

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