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Achieving a balanced healthy diet will help you feel better and improve the quality of your life. Plus it will reduce the risks of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, some cancers, osteoporosis (thin bones) and help you reduce your weight.
Making changes to your diet can be hard - help is at hand. Browse the links below. If you need guidance, the Healthy Lifestyles Team can help you - call them on 0300 4561006 (local rate) for a personalised assessment.
Contains over 100 calorie counted, searchable recipes, a great ‘smart recipes’ function which provides suggestions for a day’s meals, and a shopping list function which makes it easy to keep track of everything you need. Most recipes serve four adults and cost around £5 to make. Stick it on your phone - Android (Apple have removed theirs!)
The eatwell guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet
Eat well - spend less! This food fact sheet will give you some ideas to help you to eat well and keep costs down.
This fact sheet explains what cholesterol is and how you can improve your diet to help reduce the level in your blood if it is too high.
A better diet for your kidneys
Scan the barcode on a food or drink product with your app to reveal the sugar, saturated fat, salt and calories. Green, Orange and Red traffic lights reveal at a glance if you've made a healthy choice! Packed with loads of hints & tips to help you make a healthier choice
Can you eat healthily and save money? You bet your bottom dollar you can! Here are 20 tips to help you have your (low-fat) cake and eat it.
Is there a connection between feeling fine and the foods we have eaten? Do some foods make us feel grumpy? Is it possible to plan a diet for good mood?
Are you obsessed with food, eating or your weight? We provide insight into our problems of eating compulsively, strength to deal with it, and a very real hope that there is a solution for us.
If you'd love to lose weight without feeling hungry, welcome to Slimming World! Reach your weight loss dream - enjoying the food you love!
Weight Watchers is an effective Weight Loss Programme with Support & Motivation when you need it. Lose Weight and Keep it Off with Our Meetings and Online.
A diet that has been hugely successful for people with IBS
Advice varies depending on which symptoms dominate - bloating, wind, constipation or diarrhoea? Useful steps and Probiotics.
The body needs a balance of healthy foods to ensure optimum health. Many find small meals and snacks are helpful. Tips on a health balanced diet and thought about supplements.
You wouldn’t expect your car to run without the right fuel, so in the same way you need to feed your brain regularly with the right mix of nutrients for it to work properly.
Pregnancy is a good time to think about what you’re eating. What you eat now will help your baby to grow healthily and give them the best start in life and help you to feel your best.
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MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.