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Achieving a balanced healthy diet will help you feel better and improve the quality of your life. Plus it will reduce the risks of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, some cancers, osteoporosis (thin bones) and help you reduce your weight.
Making changes to your diet can be hard - help is at hand. Browse the links below. If you need guidance, the Healthy Lifestyles Team can help you - call them on 0300 4561006 (local rate) for a personalised assessment.
Public Health England has launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment.
COVID-19 has affected the whole country; for almost everyone, life has had to fundamentally change. But it has also prompted many people to reflect and think more seriously about their health.
Nearly two thirds (63%) of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity. Gaining weight is often a gradual process that takes place over a number of years and modern life doesn’t always make it easy. This extra weight causes pressure to build up around vital organs, making it harder for the body to fight against diseases like cancer, heart disease and now COVID-19. By reducing your weight within a healthy range, you can help cut your risk of being critically ill with COVID-19.
The eatwell plate, good and bad fats, kippers and noodles...
Contains over 100 calorie counted, searchable recipes, a great ‘smart recipes’ function which provides suggestions for a day’s meals, and a shopping list function which makes it easy to keep track of everything you need. Most recipes serve four adults and cost around £5 to make.
Is there a connection between feeling fine and the foods we have eaten? Do some foods make us feel grumpy? Is it possible to plan a diet for good mood?
Can you eat healthily and save money? You bet your bottom dollar you can! Here are 20 tips to help you have your (low-fat) cake and eat it.
Are you obsessed with food, eating or your weight? We provide insight into our problems of eating compulsively, strength to deal with it, and a very real hope that there is a solution for us.
If you'd love to lose weight without feeling hungry, welcome to Slimming World! Reach your weight loss dream - enjoying the food you love!
Weight Watchers is an effective Weight Loss Programme with Support & Motivation when you need it. Lose Weight and Keep it Off with Our Meetings and Online.
A diet that has been hugely successful for people with IBS
Advice varies depending on which symptoms dominate - bloating, wind, constipation or diarrhoea? Useful steps and Probiotics.
The body needs a balance of healthy foods to ensure optimum health. Many find small meals and snacks are helpful. Tips on a health balanced diet and thought about supplements.
You wouldn’t expect your car to run without the right fuel, so in the same way you need to feed your brain regularly with the right mix of nutrients for it to work properly.
Pregnancy is a good time to think about what you’re eating. What you eat now will help your baby to grow healthily and give them the best start in life and help you to feel your best.
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If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.