Success stories

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06
November
2018
· Maxine Wren refused gastric bypass surgery in favour of joining her local Slimming World group instead. · The 39-year-old was told by her doctor that her weight was killing her and if she didn’t slim down she wouldn’t be around in 12 months’
25
October
2018
A slimmer who at her heaviest used to get tired walking up a flight of stairs will be running the New York Marathon after losing 6st 7.5lbs. Lynne McGrail, 28, from Kilmacud, Ireland, joined Slimming World after her doctor expressed concerns
24
October
2018
Hairdresser Katie Clark has maintained her 5st 2lb weight loss for almost seven years At her largest she struggled to play at the park with her young daughter, and once became stuck in a playground slide Katie has now been named Slimming World’s
20
July
2018
Just over two years ago Dave Lancaster weighed 34½st and struggled to walk to the end of his road. Now, he’s more than 20st lighter and has clocked up more than 6,000 miles – walking further than the distance between San Francisco and New York and

Research & presentations

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11
September
2018
84% of people unhappy with their weight experience phobic symptoms ahead of visiting the doctor. 60% put off visiting a surgery unless they absolutely have to. A separate survey of successful slimmers finds 75% feel no nerves ahead of
27
July
2018
Slimmers are more than twice as likely to describe losing weight as ‘easy’, compared to maintaining weight Not feeling confident about what to eat was cited as the most challenging part of maintaining weight loss in a survey of successful
11
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
04
June
2018
New figures released today (4th June) by Public Health England (PHE) show that half of adults (50%) think more than 240 minutes of exercise per week is required to see general health benefits – nearly double the recommended guidance of at least 150

Food & publications

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25
October
2018
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book
07
October
2015
Slimming World, the UK’s favourite weight loss organisation, has worked with Iceland Foods to create a brand-new selection of delicious, healthy frozen ready meals, sauces and soups to strengthen its record-breaking food range developed in
01
July
2015
Slimmers can speed towards super-slimming success thanks to a new veggie cookbook from the UK’s leading weight-loss organisation.

Corporate

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16
November
2018
Staff from Slimming World head office have been showing their spots for BBC Children in Need. Employees across the organisation wore yellow and spotty clothing, held a cake sale and donated their loose change to the charity.
12
November
2018
A Slimming World spokesperson says: “Our Nutrition team routinely reviews our healthy eating plan in line with latest international guidance, and we’ve made a number of updates to Food Optimising for 2019. We’re excited about these changes and hope
05
November
2018
Representatives from Slimming World were delighted to take part in a Public Health England event to mark the opening of an exhibition celebrating 100 years of Public Health Marketing.
25
October
2018
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.