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.
Lucy has a First Class BSc (hons) Nutrition degree and is a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition (RNutr). She has over 10 years experience in the field of nutrition, with a background in Public Health Nutrition and Community Health Promotion.
Lucy has worked within Government at the Food Standards Agency, Department of Health and Public Health England. Lucy provided expert, evidence based nutrition advice as part of the Dietary Advice Team on a number of key areas including 5 A Day, NHS Choices, FSA campaigns, Smallsteps4life, Start4life and The eatwell plate (now The Eatwell Guide). Notably Lucy worked extensively on high profile Change4life campaigns during her time at DH and PHE.
Lucy has also worked for the NHS, at a local level within Community Nutrition and Health Promotion, on nutrition intervention programmes in Cardiff. As part of this role she worked with young children, teens, parents, teachers, schools catering and various professionals linked to school and nursery settings, helping to improve nutrition provision and food education in schools and at homes across the city.
Lucy set up her own nutrition business Lucy J Nutrition in early 2018, and works as a Freelance Nutritionist in Cardiff.