Childhood Obesity and HENRY 

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This course on Childhood Obesity and the HENRY (Healthy, Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young) has been designed for Health practitioners and is made up of five learning objects: The HENRY approach and the obesity epidemic, Establishing healthy eating patterns, Addressing food, Being active and Parenting for a healthy lifestyle. The material within this module will give you a detailed and in-depth understanding of the HENRY programme and its promotion of ways in which adopting parenting and lifestyle strategies can help to combat the obesity epidemic amongst young children.

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • Session 1: The obesity epidemic and the Henry approach
  • Session 2: Healthy Eating Patterns
  • Session 3: Addressing food
  • Session 4: Being Active
  • Session 5: Parenting for a healthy lifestyle
  • Session 6: Recommended reading and resources


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.


Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

Health practitioners, those working with young children especially in areas of child health, setting or nursery staff, parents and those with young families. Please be aware that this training content deals with a potentially disturbing subject matter and material and images used may be of a graphic nature. The module carries links to help lines and national support agencies that can be contacted should you feel the need to talk about the subject to someone other than your colleagues or manager.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

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