Smoking, advice and helping you quit
The NHS have produced “Smokefree”, a dedicated service to inform everyone of the dangers of smoking, the benefits to giving up and how they can help you kick the habit.
Stop Smoking Widget
This tool gives you daily messages, and keeps track of how much you’re saving and how many days it’s been since your last cigarette. Great motivators for staying smokefree.
Eating Well & Exercise – helping you maintain a healthy body
We’re bombarded with scare stories about weight, from size zero to the obesity ‘epidemic’. But a healthy body is determined by different factors for each of us.
Eating well on a budget
NHS – Good Food Guide
Information on a healthy diet and ways to make it work for you BBC Healthy Living – Nutrition
A good diet is central to overall good health, but which are the best foods to include in your meals, and which ones are best avoided? This section looks at the facts, to help you make realistic, informed choices
Sebastian Coe: Get active
Maintaining a ‘keep fit’ lifestyle doesn’t have to mean slogging it out in a sweaty gym. Just boosting your levels of general daily activity will reap big rewards in improved health and energy. Watch video
NHS – Why be active?
Even a little bit of exercise will make you feel better about yourself, boost your confidence and cut your risk of developing a serious illness.
BBC Healthy Living – Improve your levels of activity
Information and help for young and old about the benefits of increased physical activity & how to go about it!
These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.