The regional framework - A Fitter Future for All (2012) aims to empower the population of Northern Ireland to make health choices, reduce the risk of overweight and obesity related diseases and improve health and wellbeing, by creating an environment that supports and promotes a physically active lifestyle and a healthy diet.
A range of outcomes had been developed to deliver the long-term aims of the Framework and outcome 14 specifically relates to programmes and resources that promote healthier lifestyles, healthy eating and practical food skills.
Research shows cooking skills programmes such as Cook it! have numerous benefits such as:
This forum will be a useful resource for the Cook it! teams to share resources and learning.