Healthy Living Platform

We can form coalitions around a five-year target of reducing daily calorie intake. Together, we can identify the barriers to achieving this target and use our innovation methods to help overcome them. Exercise gives you greater flexibility and strength, prevents boredom and helps you sleep. Exercise also helps you maintain a healthy attitude to problems and mental pressures. Your body finds it much easier to deal with threats such as sickness, injury, or the occasional sugary or fatty snack if you are active. We are often short of time, and cheap, highly processed convenience food is always available.

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  • A healthy life We’re working to increase the average number of healthy years lived in the UK, while narrowing health inequalities.
  • Keep up the healthy eating at home with a bag of vegetables to take home and bring a tupperware to take home any leftovers (if there’s anything left).
  • This section provides information for consumers about how foods can help to keep you feeling fuller, which may also help with weight control.

With 143 events organised over the last 21 years we are also one of the most experienced organising teams and ensure that our events are organised with you the athlete at the centre. Our Leisure Hub online booking system is currently unavailable – we apologise for any inconvenience caused. LEAP run the Healthy Living Platform service in partnership with Healthy Living Platform. All events are free, please see the events page for more details.

How important is staying active?

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about healthy ageing. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site where you… This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about active lifestyles. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site where… This section is designed for people who want to find out more about healthy eating.

It’s especially important for you to lose weight if you carry your weight around your middle. Exercise There are lots of ways to be active and not all of them involve joining a gym or being on the local football team. Complete our contact form and a member of the team will be in contact with you within two working days. It can boost energy levels and improve the quality of your sleep. No matter how long you’ve smoked for, quitting helps improve your health straight away. Healthy Life Activities also offer plenty of opportunity for children to participate in our events and we believe in investing time and effort to ensure as many children take part in our events.

Healthy hydration

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