Success stories

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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
07
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.
22
May
2018
Teenager Charlotte Randall finally feels confident enough to pursue her life-long ambition of singing and dancing on stage after losing nearly 5st and winning a national award.
18
April
2018
Nearly two decades ago Kim Street was left devastated when she received abuse about her weight in the street. Today she’s celebrating winning a national award after losing 4st 7lbs and keeping it off for more than 18 years.

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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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.
01
June
2015
With its warmer weather, longer and lighter nights and hot holidays, there are lots of things to love about summer. And now Slimming World’s Little Book of Summer is set to make the season even better by helping readers enjoy their slimmest summer

Corporate

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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
04
September
2018
Slimming World is backing Public Health England’s (PHE) latest campaign to raise awareness of heart health and reduce the number of people dying from heart attacks and strokes each year. As part of the Heart Age campaign, PHE – in collaboration
15
August
2018
Staff at Slimming World’s head office cranked up the gears by switching to two wheels as part of the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event “Cycle to Work Day”. The annual event encourages people to cut their carbon footprint and build more activity
13
August
2018
Active employees at Slimming World’s head office laced up their trainers to raise money for Cancer Research UK when they completed a group walk followed by a BBQ at their Alfreton headquarters. Around 100 staff members were involved in the Walk