Foodwise for Life course
If you would like to learn more about how to lose weight the healthy way, become more active and to find support and ideas to help you change your eating habits this course is ideal for you.
Foodwise for Life is delivered by trained community workers. Our sessions are fun, informal and cover a range of topics to encourage and support you.
There are eight sessions and each session is 1 – 1.5 hours long. These can be either virtual or face-to-face.
The sessions cover the following content
1. Preparing to change for life
2. The Eatwell Guide
3. Portion sizes and you
4. Up and about
5. Food labels
6. Focus on your food
7. Food and drink swaps
8. Changing for life
The Foodwise for Life course is for anyone over 18 and with a body mass index (BMI) of over 25kg/m².
If you are not sure what your BMI is you can
- contact the course tutor
- ask your GP or practice nurse
- have a go at calculating it using the NHS BMI healthy weight calculator
- visit the NHS BMI calculator app.
Feedback from participants
"I have made a lot of changes, I am walking more and eating less"
“I have learnt that there is too much sugar/salt in many products and how to look for alternatives and/or reducing portion sizes”
“I go swimming with my daughter every week”