Many of us will make a healthy New Year's resolution – maybe to lose weight, quit smoking or drink less. Healthy Peterborough can help you achieve your goal.
A ten week structured programme concerning nutrition and exercise, for adults looking for weight management.
Form to book onto: Shapeup4life, Let's get healthy, Let's get moving, stop smoking, health checks and health trainer.
Our free healthy lifestyles club running in schools and community settings
To help you reduce the amount of sugar your children are consuming and choose healthier snacks while shopping, Change4Life is encouraging you to use the new simple tip – ‘Look for 100 calorie snacks, two a day max!’
Rather than mindlessly popping whatever is in front of you in your mouth, spend a moment thinking about whether you really want it, or are just eating it because it’s there.
Understanding what to eat as part of a healthy balanced diet can be confusing. There are five main types of foods to include in your diet, and it is important to each a variety of different foods within each group.
Do you and your family eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day? A few small changes can help to increase your intake.
Just one in three Peterborough adults are a healthy weight. There is no ideal weight that suits everyone. Each person is different and your healthy weight is determined by factors that are unique to you.
Many of us eat too much salt without realising. You may be surprised that most of the salt we eat is hidden in the foods we buy or eat out.
We all need to eat less fat to help keep ourselves healthy. Too much fat in our diet can cause us to gain weight and increase our risk of heart disease and stroke.
There are so many different recipes you can try. Here are just a few suggestions of places to look for healthier inspiration.
It’s good to relax and socialise, but drinking too much too quickly on any single occasion can increase your risk of misjudging risky situations or accidents resulting in injury.
If you regularly drink more than 14 units a week, try these simple tips to help you cut down. Fourteen units is equivalent to six pints of average strength beer or 10 small glasses of low strength wine.
Most people would baulk at consuming a full glass of single cream, but wouldn’t think twice about the calorie content of a couple of pints. But the calorie content is similar and, over time, excess alcohol intake can easily contribute to gaining weight.
There are lots of reasons why drinking less alcohol is good for you, but here are 5.
Guidelines recommend that you should not regularly exceed 14 units. But how much is in a glass or wine, spirits and pint of beer?
Binge drinking usually refers to drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time or drinking to get drunk. Binge drinking increases the risk of accidents, alcohol poisoning and heart disease.
Regularly drinking more than 14 units a week risks damaging your health. There is now a better understanding of the link between drinking and some illnesses, including a range of cancers.
Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Download a free drinks tracker app - makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.
Every year, alcohol causes around 12,800 cases of cancer in the UK (around 4% of all cancer cases). Alcohol increases the risk of seven types of cancer, including cancers of the mouth, upper throat, voice box, food pipe, breast, liver and bowel.