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WISE Choices

In just 12 weekly group sessions WISE Choices gives anyone with a BMI of 25-35 the tools to build a healthier lifestyle.

Run by our Healthy Lifestyles Team WISE Choices puts their wealth of expertise in nutrition and weight management in your hands.

Address:
Lock 50 Business Park, Oldham Road, Rochdale, OL16 5RD
Umbrella org:
Living Well
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale
Telephone:
01706 751190
How to apply:
Telephone in first instance.
Sector:
Public

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Go for a walk or a run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and one that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
Connect with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the corner of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Self care is personal health maintenance. It is any activity of an individual, family or community, with the intention of improving or restoring health, or treating or preventing disease.
Free time. Use of free time for enjoyment. Opportunity afforded by free time to do something.
Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities.
Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and other connective tissue. It can occur unintentionally due to an underlying disease or can arise from a conscious effort to improve an actual or perceived overweight or obese state.
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.