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are putting their health at serious risk by bypassing their GP or pharmacist and buying dangerous diet pills containing withdrawn pharmaceutical ingredients online.
16 November 2017
Sian Ellis, a GP from the Vale of Glamorgan, decided to lose weight to set a healthier example to her patients. She joined Slimming World and has maintained her 4st 5lb* weight loss for almost 16 years, and has now been named Slimming World’s Diamond Member of the Year 2017.
07 September 2017
Upselling techniques used in coffee shops, petrol stations, fast food outlets, newsagents, restaurants, cinemas and pubs are fuelling the obesity epidemic by leading customers to consume thousands of additional unsatiating calories, a new report by Slimming World and the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has revealed.
24 August 2017
Slimming World has joined the new Public Health England (PHE) One You physical activity campaign to encourage people to use the new Active 10 app to measure – and increase – the amount of ‘brisk walking’ they do.
24 July 2017
Isabelle Kennedy was just 15 when her doctors told her that if she couldn’t lose some weight on her own, they were going to have to consider her for a gastric bypass. However, despite weighing more than 20st, she was so determined not to go under the knife that she embarked on her own weight loss journey by joining Slimming World, and has lost an incredible 9st 8lbs.
26 June 2017
Slimming World welcomes the publication of new guidance from Public Health England to help commissioners and health professionals support patients who are overweight by signposting them to effective evidence-based tier 2 weight management services.