How can I make myself healthier?

NHS Choices - Live Well

NHS Choices - Live Well 

Free information on over
100 health topics


Change 4 Life

  Change 4 Life 

  • Eat well
  • Move more
  • Live longer
Exercise and Fitness Advice

Exercise and Fitness

  • Exercise programmes
  • Podcasts
  • Couch to 5K
  Weight Loss Guide

Weight Loss Guide

  • Food and Diet
  • BMI calculator
  • Starting exercise
Drinking and Alcohol Advice

Drinking and Alcohol

  • Unit calculator
  • Tips on cutting down
  • Health risks
  Stop Smoking

Stopping Smoking

  • Tips for quitting
  • Cost calculator
  • Apps & widgets
Lets Talk

 Mental Health

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
   One You

 One You

How healthy are you?

Try the One You quiz

The easiest way to become healthier

Please watch the excellent video below explaining the best way to improve your health:


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The Healthy Lifestyles team can help you to lose weight, give up smoking and get more active. 

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Health related Apps for iPhone, iPad, Android


Easy meals

  Easy Meals app

  • How to cook healthily
  • Healthy recipe ideas
   Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K podacst

  • Running podcasts for beginners
  • From couch to running 5K in 9 weeks
 Drinks tracker

 Drinks tracker app

  • Alcohol guidelines
  • Advice to cut down
  • How to save money
   Couch to 5K+

 5K+ podcasts

  • For couch to 5K graduates
  • Improve running speed and stamina
 Sugar smart

Change 4 life - sugar smart

  • Scan barcodes for sugar content
  • How sugar affects children
  • Ways to reduce sugar
   Strength and Flex

Strength and Flex podcast 

  • 35-45 min workout
  • improve strength and flexibility
 smoke free

 NHS smokefree app

  • Daily support and motivation
  • 4-week programme
  • Helps you quit for good


  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Reduce stress