Weight management is a crucial part of a healthy
Ideal weight management is about keeping yourself at a
Getting yourself to the right weight is about balance. It is not
a good idea to go on a crash diet and it is important you keep
eating all the nutrients you need for a healthy body.
When you're trying to make a healthy choice, for most people,
the aim should be to cut down on fat, eat more fruit and
vegetables, eat more starchy foods such as whole grain bread, pasta
and rice and cut down on salt and sugar.
And there is no escaping the fact that you should keep cakes,
biscuits, crisps, pastries and ice cream to a minimum. And remember
to choose low-fat alternatives when you can.
You also need to increase your levels of physical
living section for ideas on how to do this.
You can also get hints and tips on how to get more active from
British Heart Foundation websites.
It can be just as dangerous for you to be underweight as
it is to be obese.
For more information about weight management, or if you are
concerned about your weight, you should see your GP or practice
For more information about healthy and active lifestyles contact
our Go4life team.