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Information on a number of health related issues looking at topics such as health inequalities, the food we eat, what we are doing to tackle the obesity problem, the relationship between a persons health and the work that they do as well as the relationship between the environment and human health.
Reducing screen time also contributes to a health living environment.
Use this form to calculate your recommended daily calorie intake.
A gallery of healthy meal images for inspiration.
A quick and easy low-calorie breakfast that can be whipped up in ten minutes with only a few ingredients.
Morning Pizza! A quick recipie where an omlette acts as a pizza base topped with pepperoni and grated cheese. This can be made in ten minutes. Requires 2 eggs, 8 slices of pepperoni, 2 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese and 3 tablespoons of pizza or pasta sauce
Layers of mixed vegetable and couscous salad served in a jar rather than a plate. Easy storage as a packed lunch!
A mix of chicken, fruit and veg wrapped in a soft tortilla wrap.
Regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and strokes. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control. Children are advised to do at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity activity every day. A 30-minute ride will count towards your recommended weekly activity target.
Here are some of the best soccer skills for 8 year olds (and similar ages) and also some beginner soccer
drills for kids that will help kids playing soccer develop at a fast rate!
Skipping is a great way to increase your motor skills and spacial awareness. It's also great fitness and really gets your body moving. Practise this with your at home or in the playground.