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Here are the resources we found for healthy lifestyles for young people:

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Having a Healthy Lifestyle

In this video, Scola Dondo joins Childline to talk about the little changes you can make to live a healthier lifestyle and how exercise and eating well can improve your mental wellbeing too.

How to Manage your Mood with Food

This video from MIND aims to help you explore the relationship between what you eat and how your feel. Improving your diet can give you positive feelings, clearer thinking, more energy and calmer moods.

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki – YouTube

How can exercise change the functioning of our brains, and support us in improving our mental health?

How the food you eat affects your brain

When it comes to what you eat, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain.

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!

Staying Healthy

Staying healthy is an important part of growing up and it can affect you physically and emotionally. When your body changes during puberty and you have to deal with things like school and exams, staying healthy can really help you.

Healthy Eating for Teens

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes – changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. This webpage from NHS Choices contains tips for young people on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through eating.

Healthy Eating for Teenagers

Healthy, active young people can have large appetites. If you are a teenager, it’s important to eat well-balanced meals, rather than too many snacks that are high in fat, sugar or salt.

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!

Having a Healthy Lifestyle

In this video, Scola Dondo joins Childline to talk about the little changes you can make to live a healthier lifestyle and how exercise and eating well can improve your mental wellbeing too.

How to Manage your Mood with Food

This video from MIND aims to help you explore the relationship between what you eat and how your feel. Improving your diet can give you positive feelings, clearer thinking, more energy and calmer moods.

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki – YouTube

How can exercise change the functioning of our brains, and support us in improving our mental health?

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!

Staying Healthy

Staying healthy is an important part of growing up and it can affect you physically and emotionally. When your body changes during puberty and you have to deal with things like school and exams, staying healthy can really help you.

Healthy Eating for Teens

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes – changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. This webpage from NHS Choices contains tips for young people on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through eating.

Download

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!

Having a Healthy Lifestyle

In this video, Scola Dondo joins Childline to talk about the little changes you can make to live a healthier lifestyle and how exercise and eating well can improve your mental wellbeing too.

How to Manage your Mood with Food

This video from MIND aims to help you explore the relationship between what you eat and how your feel. Improving your diet can give you positive feelings, clearer thinking, more energy and calmer moods.

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki – YouTube

How can exercise change the functioning of our brains, and support us in improving our mental health?

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!

Staying Healthy

Staying healthy is an important part of growing up and it can affect you physically and emotionally. When your body changes during puberty and you have to deal with things like school and exams, staying healthy can really help you.

Healthy Eating for Teens

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes – changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. This webpage from NHS Choices contains tips for young people on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through eating.

Download

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: “Healthy Inside and Out”

(Featured resource)All of the resources and information for Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, all in one place!