​​​​Healthy eating

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the most important things you can do to keep healthy and well. Eating healthily is simple. Try:

  • eating a wide range of foods;
  • eating lots of fruit and vegetables;
  • keeping an eye on your calorie intake; and 
  • drinking plenty of water.​

Croydon Food Flagship

Croydon has recently become a food flagship borough. You can find a range of advice, tools and healthy eating facts and local services available to help you on the:
You can learn how to prepare healthy meals for your family, achieve a balanced diet and how to become an expert calorie counter. For specific information on eating well with type 1 and type 2 diabetes go to the living with diabetes page in this section.