Suffolk Conservatives Wishing you a Healthy New Year

With the New year many people are considering a health-related resolution. People often want to lose weight, quit smoking become more active, drink less alcohol and eat more healthily. It is easier said than done even though we know that achieving our goal will improve our mental and physical health, reducing our risk of getting cancer, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and many other illnesses. Therefore, I have pulled together some links to national information that can help you achieve your new year health resolution. You can also get local support through our healthy lifestyle service provided by OneLife Suffolk.

Lose weight
Get practical tips to lose excess weight, including getting started, healthy food swaps, and a 12-week weight loss plan.

Quit smoking
There is a free NHS Smokefree app. and local support through OneLife Suffolk, most GP practices and many pharmacies

Get active
Boost your fitness with fun and practical ideas to help you get into shape, including Couch to 5K, Strength and Flex and the NHS Fitness Studio or join one of the Suffolk park runs.

Drink less alcohol
Calculate your units, get tips on cutting down, track your drinking. Local support is available if you need it.

Eat more fruit and veg
Whether you're cooking for a family or eating on the go, these tips and recipes can help you get your 5 A DAY.

You can get further information and support through our healthy lifestyle service provided by OneLife Suffolk who can be contacted on 01473 718193 Those who consider they need help to reduce their alcohol intake can contact Turing Point on 01473 220240

My I take this opportunity in wishing you a happy and healthy 2018 and I hope the information above can help you achieve your “New Years health resolution”