Healthy Weight

We often hear the terms eat healthy or healthy eating but what does it actually mean?

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Our Healthy Eating Offer

The Wellness Service offers two options for healthy weight support, this could be on a one-to-one basis or through group sessions.

Our aim is to help you achieve a healthier, balanced lifestyle through changes which are sustainable rather than promoting fad diets and quick fixes.

One-to-one healthy weight support

We provide tailored and evidence based one-to-one support for people looking to improve their diet and manage their weight.

You will work with a Wellness Coach via telephone/Skype to explore areas such as eating behaviours, meal planning, understanding food labels and making healthier choices.

You will be supported in a non-judgmental environment; to create realistic and sustainable goals and make small effective changes leading to a healthier way of life.

Please note: Referrals for one-to-one support must be made by a medical professional.

Group sessions healthy weight support

Our interactive workshops are designed to support you to maintain or achieve a healthier weight.

You will take part in six one-hour workshops based on healthy lifestyles, supporting in practical ways to make small changes to your diet and physical activity habits.

Sessions are offered virtually and delivered by qualified leaders within a comfortable and friendly environment.

Self-referrals are accepted for this support.

Eating Well

We often hear the terms eat healthy or healthy eating, but what does it actually mean?

Healthy eating involves eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. It doesn’t mean you have to cut out lots of foods and drinks from your diet and deprive yourself of the things you love.

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be overly complicated. It may feel overwhelming by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, but one of the easiest ways to understand what a healthy balanced diet looks like is to focus on the Eatwell Guide.

Improving your diet can have significant impacts on your health and wellbeing. Increased energy, improved mood and better sleep are just some of the possibilities!

 

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Healthy Eating Tips

Whilst healthy eating isn’t all about losing weight, it is important to balance the amount of energy coming into your body (through food and drink) and the amount of energy leaving your body (through daily movement). This is known as the energy balance and will ultimately help you manage and maintain your weight. As well as using the Eatwell guide, the […]

Reading Food Labels

Food labels help us to decide between food products and let us check if the foods we are eating are high in fat, salt and added sugars. Most packaged foods have a nutrition label on the back or side. The information is usually provided per 100g, 100ml and/or per portion. You can use food labels to help make better food choices […]

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