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Healthy weight

Adult obesity is on the rise in the UK. Being overweight or obese can damage your health and lead to illnesses such as: cardiovascular (heart) disease diabetes, and some cancers

Heart disease

As well as NHS Choices, the British Heart Foundation provides information and advice on preventing heart disease.

Height/weight chart

You can use this chart to check if you're the right weight for your height. Alternatively, you can use the BMI healthy weight calculator. This height/weight chart is only suitable for adult men and women. It isn't suitable for children or people under 18. If…

Help after rape and sexual assault

If you have been sexually assaulted, whether as an adult or a young person, it is important to remember that it wasn't your fault. Sexual violence is a crime, no matter who commits it or where it happens. Don't be afraid to get help. What…

Help and support for people with dementia

A dementia diagnosis can come as a shock to the person with the condition and those around them. However, there are sources of help and support for everyone involved. It's natural to worry about the future, but it's important to remember that you're not alone.…

Help with childcare costs

There are a number of schemes and support available to help parents pay for the cost of childcare.

Help with searching

The search bar lets you search using any combination of category, keywords and location. Category - use this if you know the type of results you want to find by Keywords - type one or more words to describe what you are looking for (e.g. housing) by…

Help with using the internet

If you feel you need help to use the internet, then you’re not alone. One in nine people in the borough don’t have access to the internet, or don’t know how to use it. We think that everybody in Waltham Forest should have access to…

Help your baby enjoy new foods

Once your baby is eating solids it's important to give them as many different healthy foods as you can.   This way they're more likely to keep eating them as they grow up. It's a great habit to get into, and one that will hopefully…

Help your baby learn to talk

0-6 months 6-12 months 12-18 months 18-24 months 2-3 years 0-6 months Hold your baby close and look at them as you talk to them. Babies love faces and will watch you and respond as you talk Chat about what you are doing as you feed,…
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