Managing your weight

Want to lose weight and keep it off?  Here you will find lots of tips to help you make small and realistic changes to your diet and increase your level of physical activity so that you can lose weight and keep it off.

If you are overweight, you will have a greater chance of developing heart disease, back and joint pain, depression and certain cancers.

Losing weight will reduce your risk of diseases, help you manage your moods, and help you feel more confident about yourself.

Local help
Your chances of losing weight and keeping it off are much better if you and your family get support. 
  • One You Leeds is a free service that helps you lose weight in a safe and sustainable way. Find out more and access the service on our website or call 0800 169 4219
  • Watch It is the Leeds Family Weight Management Service run by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. The team is highly skilled in working with children and young people and their parents. 
  • You can also get support to lose weight by joining a local Weight Watchers or Slimming World club.
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