Weight Management

It is important to maintain a healthy weight, to help you feel better and lower your risk of heart disease, stroke and certain cancers.

It is important to maintain a healthy weight, to help you feel better and lower your risk of heart disease, stroke and certain cancers.

To find out if you have a healthy weight, use the BMI calculator here.

What can I do?

When it comes to making changes to your weight small changes make a big difference. Try taking a step by step approach! Think small, realistic changes to your diet and level of physical activity that can become a part of your daily routine.

That means there are two main options if you want to lose weight: eat less or do more exercise. The best way to lose weight is a combination of the two. Want to lose weight and feel healthy without giving up all the things you love? You don’t have stop it, just swap it!

Check out the fantastic ‘downloadable resources (on the right hand side of the screen) such as the ’Swap It Don’t Stop It/Change4Life’ booklet which is packed full of ideas and tips to help you make some swaps and build them into your life for the long term. The sooner you start making swaps, the sooner you’ll begin to feel healthier and happier.