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Helpful Resources

You may find our Weight Management Service Food Diary, Food Planner and Shopping List useful for keeping track of your current and future eating habits and routine.

There is also a wide variety of online guidance and a range of tools available, whether you are trying to lose weight yourself, or care for a child or teenager and need help to talk to them about weight loss and fitness.

We’ve collated some of our favourites.

During the pandemic

Our team of dietitians have put together some helpful information to promote correct nutritional information during the Covid-19 pandemic: Healthy eating advice during the Covid-19 pandemic

For children

Enjoy our animated video – “Why you should eat your five a day”

A cast of colourful superhero characters explain the benefits of fruits and vegetables, as well as what counts as a portion, and why we should “eat the rainbow”!

Healthy eating and recipes:

Change4Life

Advice for parents and carers

Healthy weight for children

Health for kids

Healthy eating for children

Physical activity:

Activity Tracker-Children

 

For teenagers

“What’s the connection between food and mood?”  contains five tips for improving our mood through the food we eat. It also discusses the importance of regular meals for maintaining blood sugar levels, and the effects of different foods on our mood.

 

Weight loss:

Healthy eating for teens

Wellbeing and health in teenagers

Health for teens

 

For adults

“Why should we increase our physical activity?”  features five simple tips on how to increase exercise day-to-day and the benefits of doing so:

Get Active

LRS Get Active

Make Your Move – Adults   

Make Your Move – Older Adults 

Activity Tracker-Families

Losing weight

Start the weight loss plan – a 12 week diet and exercise plan from the NHS

Weight loss food factsheet – tips on getting ready to lose weight from the British Dietetic Association

Health choices

One you – tools to help you make better health choices from health quizzes to recipe ideas from the NHS

 

Downloadable British Heart Foundation resources for adults:

Top tips to get your five a day

Understanding your weight

Taking control of sugar

Taking control of saturated fat

Taking control of salt

Swap your snacks

Cheese facts

Cut down on salt

Reducing your risk – for people of African and African Caribbean origin in the UK

Reducing your risk – for people of South Asian origin in the UK

 

Useful apps

Weight loss

  • NHS Weight Loss Plan
  • One You Drink Free Days

Exercise

  • One You Active 10 Walking Tracker
  • One You Couch to 5K

Healthy eating

  • One You Easy Meals
  • Change4life Smart Recipes
  • Change4life Food Scanner

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