Diet and Exercise
Eating a healthy, balanced diet can make a real difference to your physical and mental health.
It can help you stay at a healthy body weight and make you less likely to get some diseases. As well as eating a good variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, healthy carbohydrates, fish and meat, you need to balance the number of calories that you eat and drink with the calories you burn. We can support you if you’d like to know more about easy ways to get your ‘5-a-day’ and a balanced food plate.
Getting exercise, being active and getting some fresh air is vital for your mental and physical health. Some medications may make you feel more tired, but moderate exercise can help to improve your mood and general wellbeing. Some EIP teams have a gym referral scheme, where you get a reduced rate gym membership and sometimes extra support, like a gym buddy or personal trainer. Please let us know if you would like more support in this area.