Eat and drink well

What you eat, and how much, is so important for your health and wellbeing (as well as your waistline).

Eating well and as healthily as you can will help your body cope better with the demands placed on you during busy days.

Find out 8 things nutritionists want you to know about food.  You’ll find below some tops tips and support on nutrition, weight loss and cooking up super-tasty quick and easy nutritious healthy snacks and meals.

Portion size and nutrition

Weight loss, health and fitness programme

Would you like to feel fitter, slimmer, healthier and more active? When it comes to losing weight, it’s often hard to know where to start. NL Leisure can show you the Weigh to go!

Weigh to go! is a 15 week programme designed to change your body shape and how you feel about yourself. It’s not a quick fix diet but an all-in-one weight loss, health and fitness course run in partnership with NHS Lanarkshire.

The weekly workshops are run by a health and fitness instructor and cover topics such as identifying hidden fats and sugars, alcohol within your diet or incorporating more physical activity into your daily routine.

The weekly workshops across Lanarkshire are run by a health and fitness instructor and cover topics such as identifying hidden fats and sugars, alcohol within your diet or incorporating more physical activity into your daily routine.

NHS weight loss guide

12 week diet and exercise plan 

BDA Association of UK Dietitians

weight loss fact sheet

NHS eating well guide

interactive guide to eating well

Great recipes ideas

Snacks – BDA Association of UK Dietitians

facts sheets on snacks

Jamie Oliver’s simple recipes

easy to follow super flexible recipes

Food Standards Scotland

recipes for eating well every day 

Lunches – BDA Association of UK Dietitians

facts sheets on lunches

Fluids

BDA Association of UK Dietitians

fact sheet on the importance of fluid intake 

Food and mood