Apps & Tools

Here you will find a selection of different apps and tools developed by Public Health England that can support you in living a healthier lifestyle.

Ways to kickstart your health

Take a look at the large selection of apps and tools below which can help with many aspects of supporting your health and wellbeing such as helping you to get active, stop smoking, eat better and look after your mental wellbeing.

The Active 10 app shows you how much brisk walking you are currently doing.  You can then see how you can increase the amount of brisk walking you do.

The FREE Smart Recipe app from Change4Life is an easy way of helping you and your family eat tasty, healthier meals the whole family will love.

Find out how much sugar, salt and saturated fat is in your food and drink with the Food Scanner app.

The free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration.

The Couch to 5K is a very popular app which takes you through a 9-week running course at your own pace.

Created for those who want to stop smoking for good, the NHS Quit Smoking app is a 28 day programme that puts practical support, encouragement, and tailored clinical advice in the palm of your hand.

The NHS Weight Loss plan app takes you through a 12 week course and looks at what you are eating and how active you are.

If you need support in cutting back on the booze, then download the Drink Free Days app, which will help you monitor how much you are drinking from week to week.

The Heart Age tool offers an online assessment for anyone over 30 which allows a person to input basic physical and lifestyle-related information, and provides an immediate estimation of their ‘heart age’.

Take the How Are You quiz to get your score.  You will then see a range of different things you can do to help you towards a healthier lifestyle.

The Mind Plan tool is a very easy to use tool that can provide you with simple things you can do to improve your mental wellbeing.

The Quit Plan Tool is a very easy to use tool that can suggest support you can get to help you with going smokefree.