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Healthy Eating

Advice and Guidance

NHS Choices Healthy Eating site has a range of information, advice and tools to help you choose the right food and maintain a healthy weight. 

NHS weight loss plan
Develop healthier eating habits and get more active with our 12-week diet and exercise plan.

Food and diet
A healthy, nutritious diet can help you look and feel your best, and is easier than you might think.

Healthy food swaps
Stop those high-calorie foods and swap them for a healthy, balanced alternative.

Food labels
How to understand food labels and make healthier choices when shopping.

Lose weight
Weight loss resources to help you lose weight healthily, including the NHS 12-week diet and exercise plan.

We examine the evidence behind the health claims of the most popular so-called superfoods.

Healthy recipes
Healthy recipe ideas for meals low in fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt but high in taste.

Whether you're cooking for a family or eating on the run, our tips and recipes can help you get your 5 A DAY.

Food safety
How to prepare and cook food at home correctly to reduce the risk of food poisoning.

Vegetarian and vegan diets
Advice on healthy vegetarian and vegan diets to ensure you have a balanced and varied diet, including essential nutrients.

Digestive health
Find out how to beat common digestive problems like bloating and indigestion with lifestyle changes.

Eating disorders
Find out about eating disorders and the support available for people who have problems with food.

Eight tips for healthy eating
Start eating well with these eight tips for a healthy diet.