They are many courses that the dietitians are running locally to help you eat smart and become more active in Leicester City and Country.
Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Services deliver a range of services to Leicestershire county and Leicester city. They work within the community, in outpatients and in the community and city hospitals.
Diet Health and activity in Leicester
NHS LEAP - City
Lifestyle, Eating and Activity Programme.....helping you eat smart and become more active.
Contact: 0116 222 7154 for more information LEAP dates for 2014
Leicestershire Nutrition & Dietetic Service has piloted groups for children in various venues across the city. They include:
This is a free 20 week programme (meeting once each week) for young people aged 8 - 14 years and their families run by Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) in the community coaches and a family Dietitian. Groups are running in New Parks, Belgrave, Highfields, Saffron & Eyres Monsell at various times through the year. read more
For further information and to find out when the next group starts please contact Aileen.Smith@lnds.nhs.uk
The Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Service offer FLiC, a Family Lifestyle Club for children in Leicestershire. FLiC is run by Dietitians and local Council Physical Activity leaders. It is an 8-week programme (meeting once each week) for children aged 8-13 years and their families, offering support and information about weight management. Read More
To find out more about the groups or where your nearest group is taking place, please call 0116 2227154 or email Lisa.Sinfield@lnds.nhs.uk
Parents 4 Life is an 8 week course aimed at families with children 2-4 years who would like support with issues around being overweight / obese. Read more
To find out more about the groups, please call 0116 2227154 or emailAlison.Sheahan@lnds.nhs.uk
Change4Life is a national campaign to help families eat well, move more and live longer. Click here to visit the Change 4 Life website.
These days, we are a lot less active than we used to be. Convenience foods, TV and computer games mean that children could grow up with dangerous amounts of fat in their bodies, which could lead to cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
See their website www.change4life.co.uk for more ideas on how to eat well, Move More, Live linger for life.