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Maintaining a healthy weight is important for good health. Being overweight increases your risk of developing health problems including coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis and some types of cancer. Your weight is determined by the balance between what you eat and drink and how active you are.


Fact Zone

Just the fact that a substance is sold as legal to possess, doesn’t mean that it’s safe - you can’t be sure what’s in a ‘legal or what effect it’s likely to have on you. Many ‘legal highs’, like mephedrone, Ivory Wave and 5-IT have been directly linked to emergency hospital admissions and in some cases deaths.