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Guide to Diabetes

Healthy Lifestyle Programmes

LEAP active group county 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.

Adults - City

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DHAL - City

Diet Health and activity in Leicester 
Peepul Centre

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

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County - Oadby and wigston

NHS LEAP County - dates 2014
Lifestyle, Eating and Activity Programme.....helping you eat smart and become more active.

Contact:  0116 222 7154 for more information

Families - Childrens weight management groups

Leicester City

Leicestershire Nutrition & Dietetic Service has piloted groups for children in various venues across the city. They include:

  • FLiC Family Lifestyle Club for children ages 4 - 8yrs
  • FAME Food, Activity, Motivation and Energy for young people ages 8 - 14yrs. This group for older children is run in partnership with Leicester City Football Club in the Community Coaches and will soon have a name change to Fit and Active 4 Life. The groups include a physical activity session for the young people and a nutrition topic discussion with the parents/carers.


Fit and Active football

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


Leicestershire County

Family Lifestyle Club (FLIC)

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

Parents 4 Life 

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 


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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 for more ideas on how to eat well, Move More, Live linger for life.


Updated at 2014-08-01 12:56:19 by Shehnaz Jamal