Live Well

Healthy living for everyone

Gay health: the issues

If you’re gay, lesbian or bisexual, being aware of your health risks can help you stay healthy and reduce your risk of illness.

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150 minutes of activity

Find out what other people do to get their 150 minutes of activity every week.

How to store food safely

How to store food safely to reduce the risk of food poisoning.

Top 10 diets review

The pros and cons of the 10 most searched for commercial diets.

10 ways to stop leaks

Try these simple methods to improve bowel and bladder weakness.

Male sexual problems

Find out the causes and treatments of common male sex problems.

'Diabetes and me'

Surjeet talks about living with diabetes and how he keeps healthy.

Starting periods

Tips for parents on when to talk to girls (and boys) about periods.

10-minute home workouts

Burn calories with these home workout routines.

BMI calculator and tracker iPhone app

Download the BMI healthy weight calculator and tracker app and use it to track the whole family's BMI over time

BMI iPhone app

Couch to 5K podcasts

Link to Couch to 5K podcasts

This audio running plan will guide you from couch to running 5K in just nine weeks.

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you

Find the sport that's right for you

Find out which sport you're best suited to with this short psychological and aptitude test

Find your sport

Health boosting tips

Ten ways to boost your health, including tips for exercising more, eating healthily and stopping smoking

Drinking and alcohol

Calculate your units, read about the health risks of drinking too much and find out where to get help and support

Home remedies for common conditions

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

Pregnancy care planner

Whether you're planning to have a baby, are already pregnant, or your new baby has just arrived, this interactive pregnancy planner is for you