Weight loss guide

Getting started on the NHS weight loss plan

Develop healthier eating habits and get more active with the NHS Choices weight loss guide.

Calorie checker

Use our calorie checker to look up the calories of more than 150,000 different foods and drinks.

Weight loss success stories

Find out why the NHS weight loss plan is such a hit from people who have successfully lost weight.

12 tips to help you lose weight on the plan

Get off to the best possible start with these 12 tips to make your 12-week weight loss journey a success.

My 12-week weight loss journey

Stephanie Higgins tells how she lost 9.2kg with the NHS weight loss plan without ever going hungry.

Work out how much weight you need to lose

Before starting the 12-week weight loss plan, work out how much weight you need to lose.

Non-food rewards for losing weight on the plan

Tried and tested non-food rewards to keep you going as you try to lose weight on the plan.

Sign up for weight loss email support

An email support service for people following the NHS Choices 12-week weight loss plan.

What are processed foods?

Information about different kinds of processed foods, and which to eat as part of a healthy balanced diet

Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important