Be Healthy




Physical Activity

Being more active is one of the best ways to help manage a range of health conditions, like diabetes and arthritis.

It can also reduce your risk of developing health problems in the future, like cancer and dementia.


Every movement counts, but the first steps towards getting active can have the biggest impact.

Whatever your current activity levels and goals are, there are a range of opportunities available to help you to get active in Islington – from chair-based yoga and walking football, to swimming and Tai Chi.

Find out more about what activities are available near you




Eating healthily can help reduce the risk of a long list of health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and multiple types of cancer.


Important steps to achieving a healthy diet include limiting the amount of sugar, saturated fat and salt you eat, and increasing the amount of fibre (fruit and vegetables) in your diet

If you have special dietary needs or a medical condition you can ask your doctor or a registered dietitian for advice on achieving a healthy balanced diet that’s right for your needs.


Achieving a healthy weight

There are services available in Islington that provide extra support to help with achieving a healthy weight

Help to access affordable food

There are also services available in Islington to help accessing affordable food.

Published: Feb 23, 2024