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Healthy Eating

 

The Eatwell Guide shows the different types of food we need to eat - and in what proportions - to have a well balanced and healthy diet. 

 

Click here to learn more about the Eatwell guide from the NHS Eatwell website 

 
Take a look at what you eat during the day (including any snacks) and try to eat:
  • plenty of fruit and vegetables

  • plenty of bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods - choose wholegrain varieties when you can

  • some milk and dairy foods

  • some meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein

  • just a small amount of foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar

 

It's a good idea to try to get this balance right every day, but you don't need to do it at every meal. And you might find it easier to get the balance right over a longer period, say a week.


When should I use the eatwell guide?

You can use the eatwell guide to help you make healthier choices whenever you're at home deciding what to eat, what to cook or what to shop for out shopping - aim to fill your trolley with a healthy balance of different types of food eating out in a restaurant, café or work canteen, or when you're choosing food ‘on the run' - follow the eatwell guide to help you choose a healthy balance.

Lots more information and tips from the NHS Live Well website to help you have a Healthier Lifestyle

 

Live Healthier, Stay Healthier - South Asian diets

BAME leaflet for Healthy eating/cooking with South Asian diets

 

BMI Calculator

BMI Calculator Check your BMI with our online BMI calculator

Related Links

 
  • Weight management groups 

ADULTS

  1. DHAL
  2. LEAP - link to poster giving more information
  3. Link to Physical activity video

 

  • FAMILIES - FLiC

 

Click here for

 
Weeks 1 & 2 - Circuit training
 
FLiC Group activities:
Week 3 - Sugar swaps
Week 5 - Breakfast at home &                      Regular Eating
              Top 10 Easy Starts
              Bleugh
 
FLiC Group recipes:
Week 1 - Fruit kebab
Week 2 - Muffin Pizza
Week 3 - Fruit Rumble
Week 4 - Smoothies
Week 6 - Dips