The British Nutrition Foundation 'Try, Swap, Change' planner is a personalisable resource to help you TRY something new, SWAP your old habits for better ones and CHANGE your lifestyle, available to download below.
The weekly planner offers a set of 15 easy to follow suggestions to choose from to help you to develop a healthier lifestyle. Each week you can select three or more of the 15 suggested challenges that work for you, which include tasks like: finding new ways to be active; including more fish in your diet; and cutting out sugary drinks.
There's a range of challenges to choose from, which have been colour-coded to represent different areas of your diet and lifestyle:
- Green - focus on fruit and vegetables
- Yellow - happy wholegrains
- Red - getting active
- Orange - helpful habits
- Blue - pick your protein
- Pink - think lower ’s‘ – salt, sugar and saturated fat
The planner can be downloaded as many times as you like and the more the better, so that a healthier lifestyle can become a long-term habit. The planner also encourages you to reflect on how it has gone – which challenges you found easier or more difficult and which you could maintain. You can download your copy at the bottom of this page.
Information reviewed May 2018.
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