Keeping a healthy weight

Get support in west Essex

If you live in west Essex, you might be eligible for the free My Weight Matters programme for adults aged 18 or over and registered with a GP surgery in Essex (excluding Southend and Thurrock). 

The 12-week programme placing a focus on healthy eating, portion management, and keeping active. Steps are introduced one week at a time to empower you to take control, help you lose weight and keep it off. Find out more and how to sign-up on the Essex Wellbeing Service website

In addition to details about the My Weight Matters programme, Essex Well Being Service has lots of other programmes and advice to help you lose and maintain weight. 

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NHS advice about healthy living, including mental health, eating a balanced diet, healthy weight, exercise, quitting smoking and drinking less alcohol.

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NHS Weight Loss Plan

Download the free plan to help you start healthier eating habits, be more active, and start losing weight.

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