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Healthy eating for teens

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes - changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet.    By eating a varied and balanced diet as shown in the Eatwell Guide, you should be able to get all the energy…

Healthy eating for vegetarians and vegans

To ensure you have a balanced and varied diet, read our advice on healthy eating for vegetarians and vegans. To have a healthy, balanced diet which includes all the nutrients your body needs, make sure you eat a wide variety of foods. Vegetarians and vegans eat a diet of:…

Healthy eating out

Check out our tips to help you make healthier choices when eating out at a restaurant or cafe. Food swaps Some easy swaps you could try: swap pies, bacon and sausages for healthier protein, such as lean cuts of meat, pulses, chicken without the skin, and lean meats like…

Healthy food swaps

Choosing healthier foods is easier than you may think. By changing just a few eating habits you can make a big difference to your diet. Making small changes to your diet is the healthiest and most achievable way to lose weight. Your first step is to eat fewer foods high in…

Healthy sleep tips for children

Good sleep is important for your child's physical and mental wellbeing. A relaxing bedtime routine is one important way to help your child get a good night's sleep. Relaxation tips to help sleep Doing the same relaxing things in the same order and at the…

The healthy way to eat eggs

Eggs are a good choice as part of a healthy, balanced diet. As well as being a source of protein, they also contain vitamins and minerals. Eggs and your diet Eggs are nutritious - they're a source of: protein vitamin D vitamin A vitamin B2…

Healthy-weight children: advice for parents

If your child is a healthy weight, there's lots you can do as a parent to help them stay a healthy size as they grow. Research shows children who stay a healthy weight tend to be fitter, healthier, better able to learn, and more self-confident. They're also much less likely to have…

Hearing aids

Your GP can help you get hearing aids if you think you need them. The models available nowadays on the NHS are a great improvement on those used in the past. They're smaller and neater, and they work better too. The earlier you get them,…

Hearty vegetable soup

Packed with tomatoes, celery, carrots and beans, this soup offers a great way to include more vegetables in your diet and help achieve your 5 A Day. It's suitable for vegetarians, too.  Serves: 6 Time: 45 minutes Ingredients ½ tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium onion, sliced 2 small carrots, sliced…

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. If a heatwave hits this summer, make sure the hot weather doesn't harm you or anyone you know. This page covers: Why is a heatwave a problem? Who…
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