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Losing weight - useful tools

We’ve gathered together lots of helpful advice and information to help you on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.

Portion control

There’s lots of advice and information about the importance of portion control, what it means and how to fit it into everyday life on our  portion control pages.

Be food smart

The Change4Life Be Food Smart app shows you how much sugar, sat fat and salt is inside your food and drink - just by scanning the barcodes on your food and drink.

One You, healthy meals

Find healthier versions of all your favourite foods here. You’ll find tasty, simple meal ideas with this  free One You app.

British Heart Foundation - weight management

Find out how managing your weight can help your heart health with information from the  British Heart Foundation.

British Heart Foundation - healthy eating

A healthy diet can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease as well as stop you from gaining weight.

It has other health benefits too including lowering your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure. Find out more from the  British Heart Foundation.

NHS Livewell weight loss guide

The NHS 12 week weight loss guide offers advice and information on healthier eating and physical activity.

There’s a handy information pack for each week of the plan as well as a planner to help you track your progress.

Five a day

If you’re struggling to get to grips with Five a Day then get lots of help and advice from the  NHS.

One You, healthy eating

Choosing healthier food options does not have to be difficult. There are lots of low cost ways for you and your family to eat well every day.

One You, drinking

Cutting back on alcohol can help your general wellbeing. Once you start cutting back, you’ll probably notice the benefits. The biggest benefit is the reduced risk to your health, but there are lots of others too.

Active Derbyshire

Find out  where to join sports clubs and groups close to you. Meet people from Derbyshire who are just like you. Get active, be inspired, get involved and have some fun.

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