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.
Registered Dietitian and Registered Nutritionist (Public Health)
BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics; PhD Nutrition
Prior to becoming a freelance dietitian Frankie held various roles connected to nutrition research, including working as a nutritionist on the National Diet and Nutrition Survey for 4-18 year olds, and as the country nutritionist for the INTERMAP project at Imperial College London. Frankie worked as Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation before moving to the British Dietetic Association as Public Relations Officer and Media Spokesperson.
Since 2009 Frankie has worked as a freelance dietitian, primarily focused in early years, developing resources to support parents and carers with feeding young children, advising on complementary feeding, fussy eating and snacking. Frankie often consults for media and online Q&A sessions with parents, and has written a series of articles for BBC Good Food on feeding children of different ages and overcoming feeding problems.