ONE YOU – take the ‘How Are You’
This week sees the launch of‘One
You’ – a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults
across the country avoid poor health caused by modern day life and
remain healthy in later life.
The new campaign, from Public Health England,
will help adults in Bedford Borough to move more, eat well, drink
less and be smoke free. One You will also provide information on
how people can reduce their stress levels and sleep better.
As part of the
campaign, people are being encouraged to take a quick and easy
online test called ‘How Are You’
to help see how healthy they really
The quiz provides personalised recommendations
and directs people to tools and advice to help them take action
where it’s most needed.
Cllr Louise Jackson, Portfolio Holder
for Public Health at Bedford Borough Council said: “Busy adults
often put the needs of their families and jobs ahead of their own
health. One You gives people permission to think about themselves
for a change, and to think about the simple things they could do to
be healthier and happier.”
For information, and to take the ‘How
Are You’ online quiz, visit www.nhs.uk/oneyou