Life Style Choices

The choices we make about how we live can have a significant effect on our health. Eating a healthy diet, doing regular exercise, not smoking and not drinking too much alcohol can help you stay well and enjoy a long life.

You're never too young or too old to switch to a healthier diet and learn healthy habits at a young age will benefit from them throughout their life. And giving up bad habits can improve your health at any age. We need food to live, but to live well we need to eat well. A healthy, nutritious diet can help you look and feel your best, and is easier than you might think. Eating a healthy diet can reduce the risk of getting many major diseases, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis.Drinking too much alcohol could increase your risk of getting a major disease, such as mouth and throat cancers, liver cirrhosis, stroke and mental health problems. But it's not just binge drinkers who are at risk: regularly drinking more than the recommended limit can cause significant health problems.