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Eating Well

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Eating well and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can make a big difference to our long-term health.

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The Eatwell Guide shows how much of each different types of foods are needed to have a well-balanced and healthy diet.

Food Facts from the British Dietetic Association (BDA) can help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy.

Eating well before surgery 

Eating a healthy and nutritious diet before your operation will help prepare your body cope with the surgery. Your body also requires nutrition after surgery for the best recovery. Being well nourished reduces risks of complications and your length of stay in hospital. You should follow any advice given by your health professional or dieticians if given.

Being overweight may put you at greater risk of complications from the surgery. It may be recommended you lose excess weight before the operation - speak to your GP or health professional for further advice and weight loss support. 

Eating well during pregnancy

Eating well has many benefits for both those who are pregnant and their baby. Find out information about the recommended types of foods and supplements to should take during pregnancy. 

Healthy eating for you and your family 

Research shows children who stay a healthy weight tend to be fitter, healthier, better able to learn, and more self-confident. Find out some tips on the different sorts of foods to offer your family:

Food and nutrition resources 

  • Help with my Weight - A range of services for adults in North Wales who need to lose weight for health reasons. Providing the tools and support needed for successful, sustainable weight loss with a focus on promoting health and wellbeing.
  • Healthy Weight Healthy You - A unique offer tailored to your needs. Find your journey today and shape your future health. 
  • Public Health Dietetics Team - Courses delivered by our Public Health Dietetics Team to help improve your skills and knowledge on nutrition, eating well, practical cooking, and budgeting when buying food.  
  • Healthy Start Scheme - For pregnant women and eligible families to buy milk, fruit, vegetables and pulses in local shops. Families also receive vouchers for free vitamin supplements through the scheme.
  • Eat well NHS has useful information about eating a balanced diet, what food groups to eat and more.