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 (Hons) Nutrition, Physiology and Biochemistry; PhD Human Nutrition
After completing her PhD in Human Nutrition looking at the effects of fats and carbohydrates on health, Janet moved from academia into the food industry. She has over 18 years experience working as a Nutritionist, initially supporting infant and child nutrition for Nestle UK, before moving on to support the wider business as Company Nutritionist. Since 2007 Janet has run her own nutrition consultancy business, working within the wider food industry, retailers, PR agencies and smaller start up businesses offering nutrition support.
Over the course of her career, Janet has delivered nutrition training to a wide variety of audiences including company directors, management teams, customer service teams, marketers and catering teams. She was also involved in a training project on childhood nutrition and food allergies for pharmacists for a large retailer, and in more recent times in developing training modules for EYNP. Early Years nutrition has always been a key focus during Janet's career, and through her family life.