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Weight Management / Healthy Eating

If you would like to lose weight or perhaps eat more healthily you might be interested to read the information available on the NHS Choices website by following this link  https://www.nhs.uk/livewell/healthy-eating/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx

The site includes recipes, advice on superfoods, food safety, eating disorders, dietary advice when pregnant, following a vegetarian or vegan diet and a FREE 12 week weight loss  and exercise programme. 

Eat healthier versions of the foods you love. You'll find delicious, easy meal ideas in the free app which is available to download from Google Play or iTunes.


Sebastian Coe: Get active

Maintaining a 'keep fit' lifestyle doesn't have to mean slogging it out in a sweaty gym. Just boosting your levels of general daily activity will reap big rewards in improved health and energy.  

NHS - Why be active?
Even a little bit of exercise will make you feel better about yourself, boost your confidence and cut your risk of developing a serious illness.

BBC Healthy Living - Improve your levels of activity
Information and help for young and old about the benefits of increased physical activity & how to go about it!

Encouraging healthy and active rural communities for people aged 60 and over with GO Active Gold

With Sport England funding, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Council Leisure Team started delivering a three year project, GO Active Gold, in January 2016.  

GO Active Gold Activators work in partnership with 70 targeted villages across both districts, to set up a range of sports and physical activities.

We want older people to experience a better quality of life with improved health and an increased chance of remaining independent for longer, in a supportive and caring community.

  • Many adults aged 65 and over spend, on average, 10 hours or more each day sitting or lying down. Inactivity causes higher rates of falls, obesity, heart disease and early death compared with the general population.
  •  Activities include walking football, bowls, table tennis, yoga, Pilates, tai chi, senior circuits, strength and balance classes, Nordic walking and dancing.  The Go Active Gold Programme is attached but to find out where GO Active Gold activities take place, please visit:

www.getoxfordshireactive/go-active-gold

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These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

 
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