5 a day / Eat up Classes


  • 22% less chance of dying from heart disease
  • Vegetables and Fruits may protect against cancer because they contain vitamins and minerals , which keep the body healthy and strengthen the immune system.
  • They also contain phytochemicals which can help protect cells in the body from damage that can lead to cancer.
  • There is evidence that shows that fruit and vegetables probably protect against a number of cancers including stomach, lung, bowel, and oesophagus (gullet), and cancers of the mouth, pharynx and larynx (throat).
  • Tinned fruit (in fruit juice not syrup) and frozen vegetables count too.


Do you find information about Healthy eating confusing?

 Then why not come along to an Eat up group?

We can help you to:                                                                      

Make the best food choices for your health

Get motivated about healthy eating

Eat Up is a group programme that runs for 4 to 6 weeks, is FREE and open to anyone over 18 years.

Each week a different topic will be covered including:            

  • Key Healthy Eating messages:

Sugars, fats and salt


  • The importance of fruit & vegetables and how to achieve your 5’Day
  • Making healthier food choices:

Eating out/takeaways

  • Cookery demonstration and recipe
  • Food labels: what do they mean?
  • Shopping tour

Eating Up sessions are fun and informative, last for about an hour and

are held in local venues, daytime and evening.

You can be referred to Eat Up by your doctor/nurse OR just phone

0141 531 6819 further information and details of you local group.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 See you there!