PEACH - Parenting, Eating & Activity for Child Health
The PEACH™ program is a parent-led healthy lifestyle program that supports parents and carers who are looking for advice regarding their child’s eating and activity behaviours.
It offers families practical advice and information about healthy eating options and ways to increase levels of physical activity.
The program is available free for families with a child aged 4-11 years.
What does PEACH™ Lifestyle involve?
- A 4-month program consisting of online videos, 1 x phone conversation with a PEACH™ team member and 4 group-based online sessions run by Flinders University Dietitians.
- Online support delivered throughout the program via a private Facebook group.
- Questionnaires completed by participants at the start and end of the program.
- The program is available free for families with a primary school aged child.
What are the benefits of PEACH™ Lifestyle?
A large proportion of participating families reported that the PEACH™ program had helped them improve their eating habits, activity patterns and parenting style/strategies.
“The program was excellent and we’re very grateful to have been able to participate. We can see the difference it is making. My son has lost weight and gained self-esteem. He’s happier about things at school.” - PEACH group participant.