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12 tips to help you lose weight on the 12-week plan

Get off to the best possible start on the NHS Choices 12-week weight loss plan with these 12 diet and exercise tips. 1. Don't skip breakfast Skipping breakfast won't help you lose weight. You could miss out on essential nutrients and you may end up snacking more throughout the day because…

12-week fitness plan

Want to improve your health? Need to lose weight? This activity plan for beginners, combining running and strength and flexibility workouts, will get you into the habit of regular exercise in 12 weeks. The plan is structured but flexible enough to allow you to fit…

15 things you should know about sex

There are so many stories around sex, it's hard to know what to believe. Find out the facts - it's the best way to make sure you have safer sex. Can you get pregnant the first time you have sex? Can you get pregnant if a boy…

2 year old funding (15 hour offer)

Some families with two year olds are eligible for up to 15 hours a week term time or 10/11 hours a week over the year of early education and childcare.  Eligible children can be funded from the term after the child’s second birthday: Child’s birthday When your…

20 painful health conditions

Here are 20 health conditions known to cause pain so disabling that they can prevent you performing daily tasks. They're not ranked in any particular order. Shingles Cluster headaches Frozen shoulder Broken bones Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Heart attack Slipped disc Sickle cell disease Arthritis Migraine Sciatica Kidney…

20 tips to eat well for less

Can you eat healthily and save money? You bet your bottom dollar you can! Here are 20 tips to help you have your (low-fat) cake and eat it. If cost is discouraging you from trying to make changes to you and your family's diet then…

3 and 4 year old funding (15 hour Universal and 30 hour Extended offers)

Early education and childcare for 3 and 4 year olds is delivered in safe, caring and fun  Ofsted registered provisions who deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. The Universal Early Years offer available to all 3 and 4 year olds, offers up to 15 hours…

5 A Day and your family

Do you cook and shop for a family household, including a fussy eater or two? It's easier than you might think to ensure everyone gets five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. There are many ways to introduce more fruit and vegetables into your family's…

5 A Day FAQs

Do you have a question about 5 A Day? We answer some of the most frequently asked questions. Does the fruit and veg have to be fresh? How much is one portion of fruit for adults? How much is one portion of vegetables for adults? Do potatoes…

5 A Day on a budget

It doesn't have to cost a lot to get your 5 A Day. Here are some cheaper ways to stock up on fruit and veg. Read our top tips on how to include more fruit and vegetables in your diet while still saving money. 10 top tips to get 5 A…
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