Balance fun, food and lifestyle
Balance It is a healthy lifestyle and activity programme for school aged children (5 – 17 years old) in Gateshead. Expert advice and support is provided on nutrition and physical activity throughout the programme to help children achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
We encourage the involvement of parents and carers to support their children throughout the programme.
Regular activity, healthy eating and a general healthy lifestyle has a number of benefits including:
Each individual referred on to the ‘Balance It’ scheme will be entitled to up to 24 months on the programme.
A range of indoor and outdoor activities for FREE
Contact your school nurse, GP or practice nurse to inform of your interest in becoming part of the programme. Alternatively contact the dietitian at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to find out more about the programme before making a commitment to attend an appointment.
Contact a Balance It! Dietitian on: 0191 445 2074