Find out what to eat for a healthier you.
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1. Eat well
Eating a healthy, balanced diet is key to maintaining a healthy weight.
Choosing healthier foods doesn't have to be difficult, expensive or boring. There are lots of cheap and tasty ways you and your family can eat well every day to live healthier lives.
Small changes in the food and drink you consume every day can make a huge difference.
Find out more about the benefits of healthy eating.
Healthy eating resources
The Lambeth GP Food Co-op
Brixton Pound Cafe
2. Support with meals
Are you struggling to get to the shops and, or prepare healthy meals for yourself and your family at home?
There are many options available to help you overcome these difficulties.
Food delivered to your home
Support with meals
3. Emergency food support
Sadly, food poverty, social isolation and unemployment affect many people across the UK. Some people have limited funds to buy food for themselves and their loved ones.
If you and your family are going hungry and you need help accessing food you can visit a local foodbank in a crisis.
Brixton Advice Centre and the Lambeth Larder have produced The Directory a new booklet providing tips for good, cheap food, saving money and reducing waste. They also have useful information about where to find local help and support, including emergency support
The Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days’ nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food. Foodbanks also offer a lot more than food. Volunteers provide a listening ear to clients over a warm drink, and signpost people to other charities and agencies who can help resolve the underlying cause of the crisis.
Other local foodbanks include: