From reducing the risk of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and up to 12 types of cancer, to lowering the chances of being hospitalised with COVID-19, this campaign highlightsthe serious health conditions which could be prevented by losing excess weight and NHS are offering free support and guidance to achieve this goal.
It is estimated that over 3 in 5 adults are at an increased risk from serious diseases as a result of being overweight. Losing just 5% of body weight can seriously reduce the chance of heart disease and could make all the difference in preventing treatable heart conditions.
The new campaign highlights six benefits that could have a lasting impact on a person’s health by being a healthier weight:
Download the free NHS Weight Loss Plan to help you start healthier eating habits, be more active, and start losing weight.
The plan is broken down into 12 weeks so you can:
Don't worry, the app makes it easy for you – just take it one week at a time. Let's make "one day" today!