Change4Life is a public health programme which began in January 2009, run by the Department of Health. It is the country's first national social marketing campaign to tackle the causes of obesity.
The Healthy Portion Plate
One of the key ways to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight is through portion control.Shop now
Be Food Smart
We are proud to be in National Partnership with Change For Life. Being food smart doesn’t have to be complicated, it’s just making clever choices about what we put in our bodies each day.
Developed with NHS dietitians
The Healthy Portion Plate was developed with NHS dietitians and is used within the NHS to help their patients learn about appropriate portion control and live a healthier life.
A key way to weight loss is portion control. Even a ‘healthy diet’ will cause weight gain if eaten in the wrong portions. A simple ‘trick’ of how to achieve portion control is to fill half of your lunch and dinner plate with salad or vegetables, a quarter with lean protein and a quarter with carbohydrates. Maintaining this rule at home should be simple enough, and getting your children into this habit will educate them as to what are correct, healthy portion sizes.
I have been using my portion plate for a few weeks now and can't believe how quickly I've got used to eating smaller portions!
– JessieB , Newcastle
It was definitely money well spent and I would recommend it to anyone thinking of buying one, It's helped me drop over 2 stone!
– James H, Essex