Eating a balanced diet combined with physical activity is vital for good health and wellbeing. Food provides our bodies with the energy, protein, essential fats and vitamins and minerals to develop and repair cells and tissues, to be active and focused, and to protect ourselves from sickness.

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Get healthy at work

When you're healthy you feel better, you're more active and you enjoy your work more too. In turn, your career benefits - and your family too. Would you like to learn more? You can subscribe to Get Healthy at Work's monthly dose of healthy inspiration e-newsletter.


The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispell diet and nutrition myths. Available online through the UON Online learning MOOCs:

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