Eat Better

Our Eat Better page has details of what we can all do to make sure we have a healthy, balanced diet. Find out about healthy recipes to try, helpful apps and our Cook & Eat programme.

NHS healthy eating service for Hounslow

Our health advisors can help you to set goals towards a healthier you by looking at ways you could improve your diet.

If you would like to talk to someone about support to eat better then call us on

020 8973 3530
The Eatwell Guide

How can we find out what foods we should be eating and in what quantities?  This is where the Eatwell Guide comes in.  The Eatwell Guide breaks down all the different food groups and looks at how much we should be eating of each to make sure we have a balanced diet.

 

The Eatwell Guide
Salt, sugar and saturated fat

One of the main ways we can have a better diet is being aware of how much sugar, salt and saturated fat we are consuming.  Read more about each of these below and you can find out how much of these are in your food by downloading the Food Scanner app.

Get scanning those bar codes!

We all know that we need to cut back on sugar, salt and saturated fat, but how can we easily know how much of these are in our food?

Use this NHS healthy eating app by scanning the barcodes of your favourite foods to find out how healthy they are!

How to eat healthily

Find out about our free 4 week Cook and Eat programme, get lots of tasty, nutritious recipes and also find out about some eating top tips with the information below.

Having a healthy weight

Find out why it’s so important to be a healthy weight and what your diabetes risk score is.  If you are currently struggling with an eating disorder or know someone who is then it’s important to know that there is help available for support.

NHS Weight Loss Plan app

The NHS Weight Loss Plan app is a 12 week NHS healthy eating programme designed to help you eat better, be more active, plan your meals, set goals and record your progress.  Losing weight can be difficult so it’s important to not be too hard on yourself and work through the programme bit by bit.

Get Active!

As well as having a good diet it’s important to be active as well for our health and wellbeing. Check out our Get Active page for lots of helpful advice and to find the right activities to help you to be more active.

Find activities to Get Active
Look after your mind too

We all need to look after our own mental wellbeing, especially with the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on everyone. Use the Mind Plan tool and it will give you your own personalised plan with simple steps to help your mental wellbeing.

 

Get your own free Mind Plan