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.
Claire has worked in the field of nutrition for over 25 years, primarily across government, research and academia. Claire is a Sports Nutritionist and Registered Nutritionist, was previously nutrition advisor to the Welsh Government and the Food Standards Agency Wales, and currently lectures in nutrition at Bangor University. In 2013 Claire turned her passion for infant nutrition into a book ‘Complementary Feeding – A Research Based Guide’, aimed at health visitors, GPs, nurses and nutritionists.
Outside of nutrition, Claire is also a fully qualified pilates teacher, trained by the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) and Fitness Wales (FW), and has been teaching Pilates for over ten years. Claire is also a qualified stand up paddle boarding (SUP) instructor, trained by the British Stand Up Paddle boarding Association (BSUPA).
Claire combines her love of nutrition and exercise in her business, CORE, offering nutrition consultations for individuals and sports clients, private and group Pilates classes, and even SUPilates out on the water.