Diet and Weight

A Better Life

Providing services in your area to encourage adults and families to lose weight and lead healthier lives.

Refer yourself by calling:
0161 393 7576 (adult service)
0161 393 7576 (family service)

Website: www.ablhealth.co.uk

Life Coaching

Coaching can help you move towards where you want to be more quickly than by going it alone.

Website: www.vickiwalkercoaching.co.uk 

Telephone: 07989 371908

Dietdoctor

View health information, recipes and advice on how to lose weight.

Website: www.dietdoctor.com

Overeaters Anonymous

Are you obsessed with food, eating or your weight? Whatever problem you may be having with food you are welcome in Overeaters Anonymous. It is not a diet club. There are no fees or weigh-ins. Weekly central Manchester meetings on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Telephone: 07843 942118 or 07870 342888

Website: www.oagb.org.uk

Healthy Start

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.

Pregnant or have children under the age of four? You could qualify if you’re on benefits, or if you’re pregnant and under 18. Look online or ask your Health Visitor or midwife.

Website: www.healthystart.nhs.uk

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI here:

NHS: BMI Calculator

Choose to Change

The Choose to Change programme is totally different to traditional weight loss programmes. It encourages lifelong changes to eating habits rather than short term diets. It helps people to overcome their barriers to weight loss, make sensible food choices and become more active. It has produced many successful results.

Website: www.ablhealth.co.uk

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are nutrients your body needs in small amounts to work properly and stay healthy. Most people should get all the nutrients they need by having a varied and balanced diet, although some people may need to take extra supplements.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals

Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Website: www.nhs.net