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Eat a balanced diet

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods and drinks in the right amounts to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. This page will give you some helpful tips as well as sign posting you to services in Staffordshire you can access.

Healthy Meals on a Budget

Good food doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated.    These 7 healthy recipes, can be enjoyed by 4 people and cost around £30 per week healthy meals recipes.    Find more meal inspirations and healthy, budget-friendly recipes on Staffordshire Connects. 

Meal Prepping

Think of a meal for each evening during the week, then you’ll be able to make a shopping list based on the dinners you decide on.  You can keep it simple with your favourite meals, making sure you include fruit, veg and some carbohydrates and protein. 

Portion Control

 The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a balanced diet.
Evidence shows there are significant health benefits to getting at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day. That’s 5 portions of fruit and veg in total, not 5 portions of each, learn more about

Local Services and Apps…

Free Support for Staffordshire People
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Everyone Health offers a free healthy lifestyle service to Staffordshire residents, to help them lose weight and get more active. Please visit their website, call  0333 005 0095 or email

Activity Finder
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If you want to be more active the Activity Finder will help you to find a range of activities in Staffordshire, or use the ‘live’ and ‘on demand’ searches and be active at home.

Find an App to stay on track
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With our app finder you can search for Health and Wellbeing Apps such as, healthy eating, improving your mental wellbeing, keeping active and managing health conditions