Food and Health

Getting a healthy balanced diet helps us stay at a healthy weight and reduces the risks of developing illness like type 2 diabetes, some cancers, heart disease and stroke. Eating the right food gives us enough energy to stay fit and active and enjoy life.

A healthy, balanced diet consists of lots of fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates plus some dairy, meat, fish, pulses and other kinds of protein. Following the Eatwell Guide can help you stay at a healthy weight and reduced the risk of illness.

If you're overweight or obese, losing weight can reduce your risk of some potentially serious health problems.
Information on keeping mum and baby healthy.
Eating well as we get older is really important and it can become harder to eat properly due to changes in our appet ...