How to lose weight

Interested in losing weight, but don't know where to start? Healthy Sandwell is here to help.

We have suppport to help you

Maintaining a healthy weight is important for your overall health. Becoming overweight or obese increases your risk of developing conditions. These could be such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

There’s lots of support available in Sandwell to help you achieve your goals. Whether you want to access a structured support programme like My Time Active, or see what physical activity sessions are running in Sandwell, there’s something to suit your individual requirements.

Losing weight can feel quite a daunting prospect at times. You need to give yourself achievable goals and be realistic.

Start by making small changes that fit into your current lifestyle, whether that’s a change in diet or fitting physical activity into your daily routine. You want to achieve a steady rate of weight loss. This should be one or two pounds a week.

You can speak to one of our team to hear about what’s available in Sandwell by calling 0121 569 5100, or explore our website for further information.

Weight management packages available to Sandwell residents for FREE for 16 weeks. Click here for more information.

Find out what physical activity sessions run near you by clicking here.

We have lots of healthy eating tips and support to help you have a balanced diet.

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