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Eating well and moving more

Being a healthy weight, eating well and keeping moving can help us to live a happier, healthier, and longer life.

Why is it important to eat well and move more?

Its important to eat well for many reasons including maintaining a healthy weight, to help you feel good, to give you more energy and to help you lower your risk of developing some diseases and conditions.

Being active, is great for your mind and body. Physical activity doesn’t have to be organised sport, or going to the gym, it can be something as simple as housework, walking or gardening! The more you move the better you will feel.

Eating well

Making healthy choices in what you eat can help you to maintain a healthy weight. There are lots of tools, resources, and support services available to help you feel your best.

To stay at a healthy weight, you need to eat a diet that is balanced. The tools below can help you to do this:

Moving more

However old you are, whatever your size or physical condition you will benefit mentally and physically from being more active or moving more. Even a little more is better than nothing! The benefits of being active physically include mental health benefits, longer life and reduction in development of or symptoms of some health conditions. 

The tools below can help you to move more:

Manage your weight

Sometimes it can be difficult to manage your weight alone. A range of services across Leicester support people to reach and manage a healthy weight. Please explore the links below to find the best fit for you.