5 Ways to a Healthier Life

Healthy Body

Whether you want to feel better, stronger, or healthier, there are many things you can do to have a healthy body - and lots of free services to help you. A healthy body also helps you feel happier, as well as better able to fight off illnesses in winter.

For advice and information on the following topics, see pages 5-12 in Our 5 Ways to a Healthier Life booklet (PDF)

  • Eating healthy food
  • Being a healthy weight
  • Keeping active
  • Having healthy habits
  • Reducing your chance of getting ill
  • Improving your sexual health
  • Protecting your child’s health

“Many people I speak to at my GP Practice and around Newham want to be healthier but don’t know where to start – that’s where 5 Ways to a Healthier Life can help. Look after yourself; eat healthy food, keep active and get your health checked if you’re worried about anything.”

Dr Muhammad Waqqas Naqvi GP Partner and Chair Newham CCG

In addition to the services listed in the booklet, the following services are available:

  • Positively UK is a service where a group of HIV+ people provide free support to anyone living in Newham who is HIV+. This includes a range of meetings and outings, benefits advice and one to one support. For more information visit www.positivelyuk.org or call 020 7713 0444
  • Bags of Taste provides specialist cooking courses via WhatsApp and over the phone for people in poverty - helping you to achieve an improved and healthier diet on a low budget. For more information visit www.bagsoftaste.org