Tools for individual employees

<p>A number of tools are available to support employees with weight management and obesity. We have provided some useful links to resources from reputable sources.</p> <p> </p> <p>Physical activity and health promotion tools will also be very relevant to weight management and obesity, however these will be in separate topics on the Hub which will be populated at a later date. </p>
Author: NHS

NHS Weight Loss Plan

The NHS weight loss plan is a 12 week diet and exercise plan.  It was developed by the NHS and the British Dietetic Association. The aim is to lose 0.5kg to 1kg (1lb to 2lb) each week.  The plan for each week is available to download for free and includes lots of useful information, including actions and a food and activity chart. The plan provides a daily calorie limit, 1,900 kcal for men and 1,400 kcal for women.

Author: NHS

Health Unlocked

This is an online forum that provides information, support and motivation for people who need to lose weight. It is possible to add 'I did it!' weight loss badges to your profile by: losing 5% or more of your bodyweight, reaching a healthy BMI score below 25 or  completing the NHS Choices 12-week weight loss guide.

Author: British Dietetic Association

Weightwise

The website was developed by and is managed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA).  The website was funded by the Department of Health. It contains easy to follow hints and tips, based on evidence, to help individuals manage their weight.  It includes a lot of information including a guide to serving sizes, what a healthy diet is (including The Eatwell Guide) and daily calorie ranges.

Author: Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers - Weight Watchers is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight and maintain weight loss.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace. Weight loss is achieved through a points system.  Individuals receive a personalised SmartPoints budget when they join which is based on their weight, height, gender and age and tools are provided to help individuals count SmartPoints.  An alternative approach is the No Count approach which is also possible. There are weekly group sessions run by trained leaders which can be attended face to face or online.  Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

Author: Slimming World

Slimming World

Slimming World is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight. In 2001 Slimming World on Referral was established which enables GPs to refer patients who require weight loss management to a local group for 12 weeks which is provided free to the patient.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace.   Individuals are provided with a healthy eating plan, Food Optimising and a lifestyle activity programme, Body Magic.  Individuals can join online or find a local group with a Slimming World Consultant. Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

Author: British Dietetic Association

British Dietetic Association Food Fact Sheets

These range of food fact sheets cover a number of topics.  They are written by dietitians with the aim of providing individuals with the correct information so that they can eat and drink in the best possible way to be healthy and fit. They contain numerous useful pieces of information.

Author: NHS

NHS Weight Loss Plan

NHS Weight Loss Plan

The NHS weight loss plan is a 12 week diet and exercise plan.  It was developed by the NHS and the British Dietetic Association. The aim is to lose 0.5kg to 1kg (1lb to 2lb) each week.  The plan for each week is available to download for free and includes lots of useful information, including actions and a food and activity chart. The plan provides a daily calorie limit, 1,900 kcal for men and 1,400 kcal for women.

Author: NHS

NHS Weight Loss Plan

The NHS weight loss plan is a 12 week diet and exercise plan.  It was developed by the NHS and the British Dietetic Association. The aim is to lose 0.5kg to 1kg (1lb to 2lb) each week.  The plan for each week is available to download for free and includes lots of useful information, including actions and a food and activity chart. The plan provides a daily calorie limit, 1,900 kcal for men and 1,400 kcal for women.

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Author: NHS

Health Unlocked

Health Unlocked

This is an online forum that provides information, support and motivation for people who need to lose weight. It is possible to add 'I did it!' weight loss badges to your profile by: losing 5% or more of your bodyweight, reaching a healthy BMI score below 25 or  completing the NHS Choices 12-week weight loss guide.

Author: NHS

Health Unlocked

This is an online forum that provides information, support and motivation for people who need to lose weight. It is possible to add 'I did it!' weight loss badges to your profile by: losing 5% or more of your bodyweight, reaching a healthy BMI score below 25 or  completing the NHS Choices 12-week weight loss guide.

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Author: British Dietetic Association

Weightwise

Weightwise

The website was developed by and is managed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA).  The website was funded by the Department of Health. It contains easy to follow hints and tips, based on evidence, to help individuals manage their weight.  It includes a lot of information including a guide to serving sizes, what a healthy diet is (including The Eatwell Guide) and daily calorie ranges.

Author: British Dietetic Association

Weightwise

The website was developed by and is managed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA).  The website was funded by the Department of Health. It contains easy to follow hints and tips, based on evidence, to help individuals manage their weight.  It includes a lot of information including a guide to serving sizes, what a healthy diet is (including The Eatwell Guide) and daily calorie ranges.

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Author: Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers - Weight Watchers is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight and maintain weight loss.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace. Weight loss is achieved through a points system.  Individuals receive a personalised SmartPoints budget when they join which is based on their weight, height, gender and age and tools are provided to help individuals count SmartPoints.  An alternative approach is the No Count approach which is also possible. There are weekly group sessions run by trained leaders which can be attended face to face or online.  Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

Author: Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers - Weight Watchers is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight and maintain weight loss.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace. Weight loss is achieved through a points system.  Individuals receive a personalised SmartPoints budget when they join which is based on their weight, height, gender and age and tools are provided to help individuals count SmartPoints.  An alternative approach is the No Count approach which is also possible. There are weekly group sessions run by trained leaders which can be attended face to face or online.  Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

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Author: Slimming World

Slimming World

Slimming World

Slimming World is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight. In 2001 Slimming World on Referral was established which enables GPs to refer patients who require weight loss management to a local group for 12 weeks which is provided free to the patient.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace.   Individuals are provided with a healthy eating plan, Food Optimising and a lifestyle activity programme, Body Magic.  Individuals can join online or find a local group with a Slimming World Consultant. Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

Author: Slimming World

Slimming World

Slimming World is a commercial weight loss programme that helps individuals to lose weight. In 2001 Slimming World on Referral was established which enables GPs to refer patients who require weight loss management to a local group for 12 weeks which is provided free to the patient.  It can also be used as part of a weight management programme within a workplace.   Individuals are provided with a healthy eating plan, Food Optimising and a lifestyle activity programme, Body Magic.  Individuals can join online or find a local group with a Slimming World Consultant. Please note that it is not free to join however there are a range of subscription options.

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Author: British Dietetic Association

British Dietetic Association Food Fact Sheets

British Dietetic Association Food Fact Sheets

These range of food fact sheets cover a number of topics.  They are written by dietitians with the aim of providing individuals with the correct information so that they can eat and drink in the best possible way to be healthy and fit. They contain numerous useful pieces of information.

Author: British Dietetic Association

British Dietetic Association Food Fact Sheets

These range of food fact sheets cover a number of topics.  They are written by dietitians with the aim of providing individuals with the correct information so that they can eat and drink in the best possible way to be healthy and fit. They contain numerous useful pieces of information.

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