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Healthy Swaps

Making healthy living swaps is a great way
to improve your overall well-being.

Making healthy living swaps is a great way to improve your overall well-being. It involves replacing unhealthy habits with healthier alternatives.

Remember, small changes can make a big difference in leading a healthier lifestyle.  Here are some great examples


Score a Health Goaaaaalllll!

Swap video games for outdoor sports and playing sports outdoors is great for your mental health.

Get outdoors with family and friends and enjoy the countryside.

There’s plenty of parks and outdoor spaces to explore across Staffordshire

Healthy Food Swaps

Healthy food swaps are simple changes you can make to your diet to replace less healthy food with more nutritious food. 
Even making simple changes to treats too – like swapping sweets for plain pocorn – can make a big difference.
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or cholesterol, or just eat more healthily, food swaps can help to support your health goals.

Swap the sofa for a boogie.

It’s time to get ‘Strictly Come Dancing inspired’. Leave the sofa and dance around your room like no one is watching.

Being active and moving more can lift your mood, prevent disease, help maintain a healthy weight, and promote health and wellbeing.

Find more tips for moving more

Apps that can help with sustaining healthy swaps

We’ve put together a selection of high rated, independently reviewed apps from our Staffordshire App Finder, which are perfect ways to help you maintain healthy swaps, and support you in keepiing on track to a new healthier you

NHS Food Scanner App

With a speedy scan of your family’s favourite foods, you can find healthier swaps for next time you shop.

NHS Couch to 5K App

For absolute beginners and developed by a new runner to help his 50-something mum get off the couch and start moving more.

NHS Active 10 App

The Active 10 app anonymously records every minute of walking you do. Just pop your phone in your pocket and away you go!

Get even more top apps to support your health and wellbeing

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to eat healthier, start moving more, or lose weight, there are lots of free tools and support available in Staffordshire App Finder.

Try them now.


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