Live Well

Get healthy in 2011


New year, new you

Planning to lose weight, stop smoking or get fit? Get tips on how to stick to your New Year's resolution.

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Lose weight

Start your weight loss journey today with these practical tips. 

Start running

Our Couch to 5K plan aims to get just about anyone running 5km in nine weeks.

Get fit

Get tips on how to build exercise into your daily routine.

Eat better

Start eating well with these eight tips for a healthy diet.

Stop smoking

Find out where to get help now to stop smoking.

Get your 5 A DAY

Getting your five portions of fruit and veg a day is easier than you think. Find out how.

Drink less

Use our iPhone app or desktop tool to keep track of how much you're drinking.

Try something new

New to exercise? Our step-by-step guides are for you.




Try Change4Life's Great Swapathon for healthy eating and exercise swap ideas for you and your family.

Thinking of quitting?

Get your free NHS quit kit, full
of practical tools including nicotine patches.

Winter health

Tips and advice on how to stay healthy and well through the cold, dark days of winter

Stress management

Learn to spot symptoms of stress and get practical tips on keeping stress under control.

Find the sport that's right for you

Link to What's Your Sport tool

Ten ways to boost your health

Ten ways to boost your health, including drinking less, exercising more, eating healthily and stopping smoking.


Find out about the 15 methods of contraception, where to get them and how to decide what's right for you.

Home remedies for common conditions

Get practical advice to deal with the 10 most common minor health conditions at home.