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NHS - Advice and information www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/eight-tips-for-healthy-eating/
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Change for Life - Advice and information www.nhs.uk/change4life/about-change4life
Physical activity guideline for children and young people aged 5 -18 years -
here are so many myths and rumours about the effect consuming alcohol can have on you, we're here to dispel these myths and get to the truth!
Check out some of the most common Myths that we hear from young people - and what the actual TRUTH is...
The relationship we have with our bodies and the what is widely assumed is that being a healthy weight suggests that you have a healthier body if you are thin than being overweight. However research shows that it is possible to be lean and still be unfit and unhealthy. If you are thin or underweight your risk of illness due to poor diet and being inactive remains the same for someone overweight. Anorexia is another concern. Some people may use low body weight as an excuse for not exercising or eating unhealthily. Not all fat is stored under the skin and can be found deep inside the bodies tissues surrounding the organs. Therefore it is recommended that everyone gets a regular amount of exercise or physical activity and eats a balanced diet following the ‘perfect plate’ example explained in our facts section.