Eating a healthy balanced diet is important for achieving and maintaining good health. Eating a variety of foods and consuming less sugar, salt and unhealthy fats can not only protect you against chronic disease but can also lift your mood and help you to feel more energised.
BMI is a measure that adults can use to see if they are a healthy weight for their height. For most adults, an ideal BMI is between 18 and 25. If your BMI is over 25, you weigh more than is ideal for your height.
fit and fed
Plymouth Fit and Fed in partnership with Food is Fun and Plymouth Community Homes will be putting on a series of cookery workshops and cookery clinic coffee mornings.
Eating healthily can cost less than you might think. There are plenty of healthy options available which will not just help you to live a healthier lifestyle but will also help your bank balance.
Boost Your Confidence with Cookery Today
Be sure to check out our YouTube channel. We’ve been busy creating healthy, simple cookery demonstration videos to help you take your cooking to the next level.
We’ve got healthy and easy stir fry demos for busy nights, we show you how to create perfect, fluffy scrambled eggs every time and we’ve even got the best vegetarian chilli recipe ever! And much, much more.
Healthy meal ideas
Tuck into healthy recipes.
We’ve got plenty of quick and tasty salads, soups and mains to leave you feeling nourished.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, we’ve got you covered.
Tucking into a lunch that’s packed with flavour and nutrients is a great way to bring a little joy to your day.
From soups and salads to beefed up sarnies and frittata, check out our healthy lunch recipes for easy, delicious ideas.
Explore our selection of delicious healthy dinner recipes that pack in the good stuff without compromising on flavour.
From gorgeous veg-packed curries, fresh and vibrant stir fries and hearty meatballs, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Three tools to help you eat well
NHS Food scanner app
We all know we need to cut back on sugar, salt and saturated fat, but how can we easily know how much of these are in our foods?
A quick scan of your favourite foods with this app will tell you all you need to know.
NHS weight loss food diary
Download our free 12-week diet and exercise plan. The plan, which has been downloaded more than 4 million times, is designed to help you lose weight safely – and keep it off.
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With summer here it is a great time to eat in season veggies!
Do you know what is in season now?
Seasonal veg is tasty, nutritious and sustainable.