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Achieving a balanced healthy diet will help you feel better and improve the quality of your life. Plus it will reduce the risks of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, some cancers, osteoporosis (thin bones) and help you reduce your weight.
Making changes to your diet can be hard - help is at hand. Browse the links below. If you need guidance, the Healthy Lifestyles Team can help you - call them on 0300 4561006 (local rate) for a personalised assessment.
The eatwell plate, good and bad fats, kippers and noodles...
Contains over 100 calorie counted, searchable recipes, a great ‘smart recipes’ function which provides suggestions for a day’s meals, and a shopping list function which makes it easy to keep track of everything you need. Most recipes serve four adults and cost around £5 to make.
Is there a connection between feeling fine and the foods we have eaten? Do some foods make us feel grumpy? Is it possible to plan a diet for good mood?
Can you eat healthily and save money? You bet your bottom dollar you can! Here are 20 tips to help you have your (low-fat) cake and eat it.
If you'd love to lose weight without feeling hungry, welcome to Slimming World! Reach your weight loss dream - enjoying the food you love!
Weight Watchers is an effective Weight Loss Programme with Support & Motivation when you need it. Lose Weight and Keep it Off with Our Meetings and Online.
A diet that has been hugely successful for people with IBS
Advice varies depending on which symptoms dominate - bloating, wind, constipation or diarrhoea? Useful steps and Probiotics.
The body needs a balance of healthy foods to ensure optimum health. Many find small meals and snacks are helpful. Tips on a health balanced diet and thought about supplements.
You wouldn’t expect your car to run without the right fuel, so in the same way you need to feed your brain regularly with the right mix of nutrients for it to work properly.
Pregnancy is a good time to think about what you’re eating. What you eat now will help your baby to grow healthily and give them the best start in life and help you to feel your best.
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NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at out "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.
Watch out for the Ageing Well in Torbay Fesitival - Saturday 20th October 2018, 10-6 @ Paignton Community & Sports Academy. Includes 1970's rock band and activities - and it's FREE!! Click here for more info
Posted at 08:33 on 20/09/2018
We have been working closely with Mayfield Medical Centre just down the road for over a year now, in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of General Practice in this area. We share a Paramedic who helps with visits, a Pharmacist, a Practice Manager as well as some GP, Nurse and administrative resources. Hurrah! We are now proposing a formal merger.
Posted at 17:02 on 31/07/2018
We are pleased to let you know that we are working closely with the Mayfield Medical Centre just down the road, in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of General Practice in this area. For example, we are sharing a Paramedic who is helping with visits, as well as sharing some GP and Nurse resources, and some management and administrative support. Hurrah!
Posted at 15:36 on 09/05/2018
Obesity is a cause of cancer!! There's lots in the news about this. Contact our lifestyles team for support (0300 4561006) or click on the green weight button for lots of tips to help you lose weight and reduce your chance of getting Cancer.
Posted at 14:59 on 12/04/2018
The new shiny Old Farm Surgery website will soon be live!
Posted at 11:42 on 16/12/2017
Phone the surgery on 01803 556403