Losing Weight

NHS Choices Weight loss plan


NHS Choices 12 week weight loss guide combines advice on healthier eating and physical activity.

You get a brilliant information pack for each week of the plan, which is full of advice and tips, plus a brilliant stick-it-on-the-fridge planner to help you track your weekly progress.

This plan nas been developed in association with The British Dietetic Association.

Use this link to access the plan.

Getting started

The links below provide the tools and knowledge you’ll need from day one on the plan. Before you download Week 1, it’s worth taking a look so you can:

• Try our free calorie checker
• Work out how much weight you need to lose
• Learn how to count calories on the plan
• Line up some non-food rewards to celebrate your progress along the way
• Make the best start on the plan with our 12 weight loss tips
• Find out how other people have lost weight on the plan
• Sign up for weight loss email support


You are urged to seek the advice of a health professional before starting on any weight loss programme.


Download Gloucestershire County Council and NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group Leaflet on Weight Management:

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