Hungry to Learn
Food information websites
Food Standards Agency
Contains up to date food safety and health information.
Food Standards Agency: Eat Well, Be Well
Great website with up to date healthy eating information, food hygiene, food safety, food labelling information, recipes and web activities such as quizzes and games.
British Nutrition Foundation
An excellent website with a wide range of recipes, activities, games, videos, posters and nutritional information.
Contains a huge number of recipes, an ingredient search option and video recipes where you can watch recipes being prepared. Also has information on healthy eating, general health, links to TV food programmes and a section on practical cooking skills.
Large database of recipes suitable for diabetics.
Recipes from the Asda magazine.
Lots of healthy recipe ideas.
Step by Step Photo Recipes
Low cost recipes, with step by step photos. Site created by an Occupational Therapist working with adults with learning disabilities.
Fully illustrated, step by step, photo recipes. Site has a wide range of recipes.
Photo recipes with step by step guide.
Recipes are a bit unusual, not all suitable, but the occasional good one, like Stovies.
Click on ‘Step by Step’ link on right hand side of page. American website, so not all ingredients are suitable. Contains detailed instructions and pictures.
NALA - Irelands National Adult Literacy Agency.
Health Literacy Pack:
Direct link to their brilliant health literacy resource section.
NALA's excellent student area, with health literacy learning activities.
The California Health Literacy Initiative - http://www.cahealthliteracy.org/
Contains a Health Literacy Resource Site with excellent links.
Better Health Channel - http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/
Website with a variety of health information and easy to understand health worksheets ideal for adult learners.
BBC Cashwise - http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/beyond/cashwise.shtml
Looks at budgeting and managing your money. Really useful for adults who want to improve money skills. This resource can be used in relation to health and budgeting.
Nutritional Management Services - Food Labelling http://www.nms.on.ca/Secondary/food_labelling.htm
Easy to understand guide to food labelling.
World Education, Health Education and Adult Literacy: Breast & Cervical Cancer - http://www.worlded.org/us/health/heal/healBccHtml/index.htm
This site promotes access to information and services about breast and cervical cancer to adults with limited literacy skills. It consists of a series of lessons divided up into four sessions.