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A new YOU! The New Year is the perfect time to plan for a new YOU! One You Merton is here to support you to eat more healthily, be more active, drink less alcohol and stop smoking. We can help you to implement lifestyle changes to help you avoid future diseases caused by eating and […]

Drinking tips Top drinking tips to drink less It is of course an understatement to say Christmas is a boozy time of year. If, however, you’d like to drink less than you might usually in December, and even into the New Year, then we have a few top drinking tips for you: 1. Set yourself […]

Surviving Christmas Do you overindulge at Christmas? Christmas comes but once a year and it’s during this time of the year that we like to be merry, indulge a little, enjoy a big family get together and of course eat pretty much all day.  We’ll look at what can be done to make sure you […]

Cheap family meals UK Cheap family meals UK The price of food is rising as a result of supply and demand and healthy foods can pay a price. Fresh fruit and vegetables can be expensive and we need this food group to provide us with vitamins and minerals. Families may not be able to afford […]

Lung cancer awareness month UK Lung cancer awareness month UK November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and is a great opportunity to stub out that last cigarette for good and make a change that will lead to a healthier, wealthier and more fulfilling lifestyle. One You Merton offers support to those interested in stopping smoking. How […]

Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 One You Merton is supporting Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 which this year has the theme of ‘Alcohol and Families’. The campaign runs from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November and Alcohol Concern are aiming for this year’s campaign to be an opportunity for a discussion around the affect that harmful drinking […]

Self-Care Week 2017 Self-Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on support for self-care across communities, families and generations. One You Merton is supporting Self-Care Week 2017 which this year runs from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November and the theme this year is Embracing Self Care for Life. One You Merton […]

Types of sugar What is sugar? Sugar is a carbohydrate found naturally in a range of different foods, from lactose in milk to fructose in fruit and honey, so what is the truth about sugar? There are two types of sugar: naturally occurring sugars (such as the lactose in milk and sugars found in fruit […]

Walking fitness – updated 2022 Get fit through walking The Active 10 app physical activity campaign is encouraging adults to build 10 minutes continuous brisk walking into their day as a simple way to improve their health. This is particularly aimed at those who have an inactive or low activity lifestyle and may find incorporating […]

Men’s Health Week UK Men’s Health Week UK – waist size If you have a beer belly, you should think about losing it.  That’s because too much belly fat is bad for your health and men are more likely to have it than women. Why is waist size so important? Your health is affected by […]