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For a list of helpline services, please see below

Obesity - general

NHS Choices- Live Well

NICE - Obesity Guidelines- Patients and carers

NICE- Obesity Guidelines- Health professionals

Department of Health - Obesity

National Obesity Observatory

National Obesity Forum

Association for the Study of Obesity

American Obesity Association

Shape-Up America

Childhood Obesity


Healthy Weight for Children Hub

Obesity - specific health implications


Cancer Research UK

World Cancer Research Fund

The Eve Appeal

Coronary Heart Disease

British Heart Foundation

American Heart Association


Diabetes UK

Liver Disease

British Liver Trust

Alcohol Concern


Arthritis Research UK


Stroke Association

Food related

The Food Commission (campaign for safer, healthier food)

Consumers' Association

The Food Standards Agency

b-eat: beating eating disorders

b-eat: beating emotional overeating

Diet and nutrition

British Dietetic Association

British Nutrition Foundation

Nutritionist Resource

Commercial weight loss programmes and tools


Cambridge Diet

The Diet Plate

Healthier Weight Centre


Nutracheck for Men

Rosemary Conley


Slimming World

Tanita - Monitoring Your Health

Tesco Diets

Weight loss program and diet tools for healthy weight loss

Weight Watchers


British Obesity Surgery Patient Association

Weight Loss Surgery Information and Support


General fitness advice

NHS Choices: Exercise

Walking the Way to Health Initiative

Health Scotland

Ramblers' Association Group Walks Finder

Exercise and the heart
British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity

Directories of gyms and fitness centres

YMCA Sport & Fitness Centres

Therapists working in weight management

If you are looking for professional support we recommend that you check the therapist is a registered health professional using the Health Professions Council register.

The Health Professions Council was set up to protect your health and wellbeing. To do this, they keep a register of health professionals who meet standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.

Click here to check if your health professional or the health professional you are about to use is registered. You will need to enter both profession and surname.

BABCP - British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

BABCP accredited therapists directory

UKCP - United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy - register of therapists

Counselling Directory

Hypnotherapy Directory

Other Services

The Disability Sanctuary


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