11 February 2019
New research published this month showed that despite type 2 diabetes being a chronic, progressive condition, referral to Slimming World is successful in supporting patients to lose weight and improve glucose control.
14 January 2019
Slimming World and the Royal College of Midwive’s calls for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers, and more support, training and appropriate resources for midwives, have been published in the journal Perspectives in Public Health.
08 January 2019
A survey of 2,000 people by YouGov, commissioned by Slimming World, has found that more than a third (37%) of people who have tried to lose weight have followed low-carbohydrate diets in the past.
03 December 2018
A 39-year-old who turned down weight-loss surgery despite being told that she could be dead within a year if she didn’t slim down has shed 17½st by changing her diet and lifestyle.
01 December 2018
Slimming World hosted a roundtable event and Parliamentary Reception at the Houses of Parliament in November, bringing MPs, Peers, health professionals and other industry experts together to debate ways in which the obesity epidemic could be tackled
12 July 2018
Research by the Royal College of Midwives and Slimming World found that 43% of midwives are not confident about advising women on weight management during pregnancy, and 79% would feel more confident if they had more training.
A quarter of midwives (24.7%) don’t have the facilities to weigh pregnant women in all of the settings in which they provide antenatal care.
11 June 2018
Since losing two-thirds of his body weight Shaun Carrington has rediscovered his love of mountain biking and is now back on the open road.
Before losing weight the 31-year-old would struggle for breath and had constant pain in his back and joints.
He’s now been named Slimming World’s Greatest Loser 2018 after losing 20st 12½lbs.
10 May 2018
New research published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that eating low energy dense foods allows people to reduce their calorie intake while eating more food – not less.
05 January 2018
Half of people (47%) have had special occasions spoiled and 40% have chosen not to go as they were worried about unflattering photos being shared on social media, a UK representative survey of 2,000 people has revealed*.
30 November 2017
People seeking a quick fix for weight loss are putting their health at serious risk by bypassing their GP or pharmacist and buying dangerous diet pills containing withdrawn pharmaceutical ingredients online.