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Staying healthy starts early and there's plenty of things that the whole family can do to stay fit, active and well.

Making small lifestyle changes can really have a big impact.

You can find help, advice and support around giving children the best start in life on the following webpages.

Change4Life - healthy food and activity tips for you and your children.

Healthy weight - lots of ideas for simple changes to help keep your child at a healthy weight and enjoying life.

Food facts - from getting your five a day to fat, salt and sugar guidance. Eating a healthy, balanced diet can all seem a bit overwhelming. But Change4Life has some straightforward food advice here.

NHS - Live Well - information from the NHS on healthy living.

Sugar Smart - find out more about the recommended amounts of sugar, get ideas on how to cut back as well as tasty alternatives.

You can also download the free food scanner app.

Emotional support

Struggling with weight issues can be linked with emotional health and children may experience bullying and low self-esteem linked to their weight.

Local support for children and young people can be found at Action for Children.

Further advice and help can be found at Weight Concern.

Overweight children

You can find help and advice on helping your child to achieve a healthy weight on the following websites:

Underweight children

You can find help and advice on helping your child to achieve a healthy weight on the following websites: