New pilot to help people eat better and exercise more

… From January 2022, a pilot will see users wear wrist-worn devices

… increasing their step count, eating more fruit and vegetables and decreasing portion size

… gym passes, clothes or food vouchers and discounts for shops, cinema

… financial incentives can improve rates of physical activity and inspire healthier eating

… The government is committed to helping people lead healthier, happier lives

… will pave the way for developing innovative ways to improve the lives of individuals

… to reduce strain on the NHS

… use digital technology to improve physical health and prevent health conditions before they develop

… highlighted by COVID-19 disproportionately affecting people who are overweight

… “I’m looking forward to see how this scheme develops”