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Inspiring fitness stories | Healthy eating: fact vs fiction | Fitter feet | 5 tips to boost your mood

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We all know it's important to maintain a healthy diet, but sometimes all the different advice on what we should be eating and drinking in the media can get confusing. Age UK sorts out the fact and fiction of healthy eating.

The Government recommends 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic exercise a week if we're generally fit and have no health conditions that limit our mobility. Your exercise doesn't have to be arduous - a brisk walk or some weeding in the garden could make all the difference. Meet 4 older people who've discovered the joys of exercise and have never felt better.

Sometimes foot problems can keep us inactive, and anyone who has experienced foot pains will know only too well how debilitating they can be. Learn 4 steps to fitter feet.

It's important we don't neglect our mental wellbeing when thinking about our health. Here are 5 top tips to boost your mood from psychologist Susan Quilliam.

Best wishes,

Sean, Age UK

How exercise changed my life

Four older people tell us how taking up exercise has changed their life for the better.

Hear their stories

How exercise changed my life

Healthy eating: Fact vs fiction

We address some of the most common food myths and ask the experts what they really should be eating.

The facts about food

Healthy eating: fact vs fiction

4 steps to fitter feet

We only get one pair of feet so it's important we take good care of them. Learn the 4 steps to fitter feet.

How to look after your feet

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5 tips to boost your mood

Boosting your mood and helping yourself to feel more positive is a great thing to do, no matter how tough life can be.

What you can do to boost your mood

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