Almost two-lirds of adults the UK are now overweight. One in three children has an unhealthy weight too.
Is this booklet for me?
If you want to be healthier, have ^more energy and feel better
| If you are ready to lose weight now, or at ^ least you want to stop gaining more weight
| If you have already lost some weight -^ well done - and you want to keep it off
You might be worried about your own weight. You might be worried about someone in your family - your partner or your child. Whether you think it’s a big problem or something you’re just a little concerned about, this booklet is for you.
If you are overweight, it can affect your health and how you feel about yourself. Being overweight can even lead to some of the most serious health problems. Losing just a small amount of weight can help you feel good and improve your health.
This booklet is about how to:
• work out if you are carrying too much weight;
• lose weight and keep your weight under control;
• live an active life;
• fit activity and healthy eating into your busy life; and
• find more help advice and support.