The pandemic and lockdowns have made us all think more about what we eat, the impact exercise has on our health and wellbeing and how our mental health and wellbeing is affected by our diet and exercise.
Nearly two thirds (63%) of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity. Gaining weight is often a gradual process that takes place over a number of years and modern life doesn’t always make it easy. This extra weight causes pressure to build up around vital organs, making it harder for the body to fight against diseases like cancer, heart disease and now Covid-19.
On this page, we'll signpost you to ways to make your health better. We have links to NHS pages and other resources for ways to lose weight and eat healthy, get active, improve your mental health and also quit smoking. All of these will help you stay healthier, be more active, feel better and will help you fight Covid-19.