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The missing link between alcohol and obesity

Article published in Journal of Primary Health Care on discussing weight with patients - 26/05/2015

Slimming World’s nutrition team offer advice and practical tips on opening a ... (continue)

Slimming World leads discussion about raising the issue of weight with patients - 02/10/2014

Health professionals attending the Association for the Study of Obesity’s (AS... (continue)

Jennifer Percival joins Slimming World's Specialist Advisor Panel - 02/10/2014

Jennifer Percival, one of the UK’s leading health education trainers and an i... (continue)

Case studies

Over 600,000 people in the UK and ROI attend a friendly Slimming World group every week - and people further afield access the support online. Click here to read about how Slimming World's helped them change their world...

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With around 40 million overweight and obese adults in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, leading to an increase in weight-related conditions including diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer, never before has the importance of a healthy, balanced diet and moderate regular activity been so key to the health of the nation.

Since Slimming World was founded in 1969, we have helped millions of slimmers overcome the burden of being overweight. Based on the philosophy and deep understanding that dieting alone is not the solution to long-term weight management, Slimming World offers an integrated approach combining expertise in the psychology of slimming, diet and physical activity, to provide an effective, well balanced and practical solution to our members.

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Slimming World groups have the expertise and experience to help in behaviour change. They are also another brick in the wall of social support that is necessary to tackle obesity in the UK.

Andy Hill, Professor of Medical Psychology, Leeds University School of Medicine