Important information regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus

Due to the current situation with COVID 19 we have had to cancel all One You Clinics and Eatwell groups until further notice. If you would like support to stop smoking and or healthy eating advice we are able to offer telephone/virtual appointments.

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Using Tinned and Frozen Foods

Using Tinned and Frozen Foods

Using frozen and tinned foods can help increase your daily intake of nutritious foods and boost your five a day too. Tinned and frozen fruit and veg can be just as healthy as fresh and roughly the same quantity (80g) counts as a portion towards your five a day. Most...

Hold on to your Marbles

Hold on to your Marbles

Having a slim waist and great skin is all well and good but memory loss can negatively affect our quality of life later on. While memory loss is a natural part of getting older, it can be very distressing.  I’m not necessarily talking about dementia, although this can...

Time to set new goals for a healthier you!

Time to set new goals for a healthier you!

With time on our hands, some people have turned to cooking for something to do during lockdown and baking has especially been very popular. Who struggled getting flour, baking powder, castor sugar and yeast during the last 3 months? Some recipes are healthy, some not...

Don’t forget about the little things – The practice of gratitude

Don’t forget about the little things – The practice of gratitude

We find ourselves in, what can be, quite a scary world right now; the pandemic, unemployment, social injustice and the barrage of clips, news and opinions that seem to chase us through our daily lives. This constant stream of information can have a huge impact on how...

Missing our Walk and Talk Plymouth Groups

Missing our Walk and Talk Plymouth Groups

As I write this blog our Walk & Talk Plymouth group health walks have been paused for over 13 weeks. So for a quarter of the year our regular walkers haven’t been able to meet up with their friends or meet new walkers, I know that this friendly, social element of...

Drinking Alcohol during Lockdown

Drinking Alcohol during Lockdown

Many of us will have found ourselves staying isolated at home for extended periods of time during the coronavirus outbreak. During lockdown, drinking alcohol might have seemed like a way of relaxing or taking your mind off the constant stream of news about COVID-19...

Nature for Health and Wellbeing

Nature for Health and Wellbeing

What an adjustment we have all had to make, but one that seems a little easier for those who are lucky enough to have a garden or access to green spaces. While we humans struggle to make sense of our new circumstances, nature is blissfully oblivious and continues to...

Smoke Free During Pregnancy: Heidi’s Story

Smoke Free During Pregnancy: Heidi’s Story

Heidi is one of 17 pregnant women who have successfully quit smoking recently with support from the One You Plymouth​ stop smoking service. She said she found her Stop Smoking advisor's weekly phone support was helpful for her quit during Lockdown. “It was someone to...

Food and Mood

Food and Mood

It is understandable that many of us will feel anxious or upset about the COVID-19 outbreak and the impact it is having on our lives. This is a stressful time and looking after our mental as well as physical health is important. During this time you may also feel...

Active as a Family

Active as a Family

As a family with two young boys who have lots of energy, it has been a bit of a challenge to keep them active and use up that excess energy during lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Physical activity is an important part of a child’s development; it improves...

Tristan Goes Smoke Free

Tristan Goes Smoke Free

Tristan has recently become Smoke Free since using the One You Plymouth Stop Smoking Service. He was supported in his quit attempt by advisor Alyson and wants to share his story to help inspire others who may be thinking about going Smoke Free. Tristan is 39 and had...

How to beat that Snacking feeling

How to beat that Snacking feeling

Last week I spent a day on the telephone catching up with quite a few people, who would normally have had a monthly weigh in appointment which we offer to everyone who attends one of our Eat Well courses. It’s a chance to see how they are getting on with their...