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Health Spotlight - Health Eating, Men's Health, Diabetes

Health Spotlight: Living a Healthier Lifestyle

Published: 10 June 2022
Filed under: Health and wellbeing

Our spotlight on health and wellbeing this week runs from Monday 13 -19 June and will focus on sharing a host of practical tips, information and advice for everyone living in Waltham Forest so we can all lead happier and healthier lives.

Whether you want to get active, eat a healthy balanced diet to maintain your diabetes or want to reduce the risk of developing the condition there's a range of advice information for all residents in Waltham Forest if they require support with this.

Looking after your mind is just as important as looking after your body but, it can be easily overlooked too. It's important to know that there's a range of expert advice and practical tips to help all residents stay on top of their mental wellbeing.

Our Social Prescribing Service has also been providing support to men in the borough since 2016. The service has been set up in Waltham Forest to help our residents become healthier, happier and connected. 

Find out how to look after your physical health, mental health and emotional wellbeing, and where to get support in Waltham Forest.

Healthy Eating

HENRY in Waltham Forest

The Best Start with HENRY service supports families with children aged 0-5 to provide the best and healthiest start in life for their children. The service provides support for Healthy Eating and Active Play, Oral Health, Infant Feeding - breast, bottle, or mixed feeding, and Speech and Language Development. Visit HENRY's website to learn more about their up-and-coming tooth workshops and drop-in sessions.

Men's Health

The Man Den

The Community group based in Leytonstone provides support services from intergenerational mentoring and wellbeing sessions to boys and men, and they facilitate mentoring through activities and play.

Coping Through Football

A transformational project that engages with and improves the wellbeing of adults and young people experiencing mental health issues. The aim of the project is to increase levels of self-esteem and confidence, make new friends and more.


Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK, is the leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK. They provide information, advice and support to help people with diabetes to manage the condition including offering guidance on how coronavirus can affect people with diabetes. Visit their Coronavirus information page.