It’s never too late to start making healthier choices in your life – establish good habits now and you and those close to you will continue to reap the benefits. And if you’re lucky enough to live in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea or Westminster there’s lots of help and advice at hand to help you on the way to a healthier lifestyle. See below for further information or start improving your health today by booking your free NHS Health Check or Health Trainer.
Stopping smoking isn’t easy but it is the greatest single step you can take to improve your health and there can also be many other benefits. Over half of all smokers in the UK want to quit, and with the right help and support you are four times more likely to succeed… find out more
Trying to eat more healthily can seem daunting. In fact, by changing just a couple of your eating habits and eating a variety of foods you can get more of the vital nutrients your body needs while achieving or coming closer to your 5 A DAY fruit and vegetables target, and lower your calorie intake…find out more
Did you know that walking a mile in 15 to 20 minutes uses the same amount of energy as running that mile in 8 to 10 minutes? To maintain good general health the Chief Medical Officer recommends adults engage in at least 30 minutes of physical activity five times a week, and children should aim for one hour at least five times a week…find out more
Drinking too much alcohol can put a serious strain on your health and your body. It takes your liver an hour to process one unit of alcohol. So having two or three drinks an hour overloads your system – which means your health could suffer. Drinking less could seriously help make you healthier…find out more
Stress is the way that you feel when pressure is placed on you. A little bit of pressure can be productive, give you motivation, and help you to perform better at something. However, too much pressure or prolonged pressure can lead to stress, which is unhealthy for the mind and body…find out more
Becoming more healthy can be difficult at first but there are looks of organisations that can support you, both locally and nationally…find out more