Healthy Weight

Did you know that being just a little bit overweight can increase your risk of certain illnesses?

Eating a balanced diet and keeping active, are simple ways you can help manage your weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Get free support to lose weight

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if you’re weight is within a healthy range. Please visit the NHS website to use their BMI calculator.

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Find local support services

Please find a list of services below that can support you with weight management:

Free help to lose weight and get active

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Join one of our free programmes to lose weight and get active.

Nutrition Kitchen free nutrition course

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This programme runs once a week for 12-weeks, where we will educate you in:
what a healthy diet looks like
healthy cooking style
what small impactful changes you can make to better your health.

Get support from a Health & Wellbeing Coach at your GP practice

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Health & Wellbeing Coaches work in GP practices and are part of the NHS. They are here to give you extra support to achieve your health goals, such as stopping smoking, losing weight or being more active.

NHS Digital Weight Management Programme

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The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme supports adults living with obesity who also have a diagnosis of diabetes, hypertension or both, to manage their weight and improve their health.


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The East London Eating Disorder Service, covering the boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets and City and Hackney, consists of enthusiastic clinicians from various professional backgrounds who are passionate about eating disorder treatment. The team provides multiple functions, such as triaging new referrals, providing assessments, and specialist treatment where suitable.

Browse all weight management services in Newham

There are many exercise groups, cooking classes and weight management programmes you can get involved with in Newham.

Find exercise groups near you

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Visit our Keeping Active pages for more information.