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Change 4 Life

 

THE 10,000 STEP CHALLENGE

www.nhs.uk/change4life/

Change4Life - choose a challenge to suit you

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We have a selection of Change4Life challenges that are designed to be fun and to fit in with family life. Change4Life is all about making small, easy changes to your life that will eventually make a big difference to your family's health and happiness.

Choose a couple or challenges - see how you and your family get on with them then come back next week for more inspiration. 

 

                  5-a-day challenge

c4l logo five a dayEat a rainbow: Get your children to find fruit and veg of difference colours at the supermarket then aim to get the same variety of fruit and veg on their plates.

 

 


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60 active minutes

Make today "Family spring cleaning day"
Give everyone a job (or two), put on your favourite music, roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.  

 


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cut back fat

Give the frying pan a week off - grill or bake all your meals instead.  

 


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meal time

Many hands make light work: Each time you prepare a meal over the coming week, find one job for the kids too - even if it's just spreading their own toast in the morning. 

 

 


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me size meals

Look at the portion sizes that your family eats - do all your family need the same amount? 

 


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snack check

When your children come home "staaarrrrviiing" have healthy snacks such as carrot sticks or apples ready to dish out to them. 

 


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sugar swaps

Swap half of your childrens sugary drinks for milk, water, unsweetened fruit juice or sugar free varieties of squash.  

 


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up and about

Get hopping: This week every time someone says your name, hop 3 times on the spot. Get the whole family to join in. 



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