NHS BETTER HEALTH

 

We are working with NHS Better Health to provide you with NHS weight loss support.

 

Covid-19 has led to changes in almost all areas of everyday life. Many people have experienced changes in their working situation while others have been self-isolating. This means, that for millions of people, staying at home has become the new norm. As we adjust to the new ‘normal’, there has never been a better time to look after your health. Being at home does not mean that you have to be sedentary. Use the extra time you may have to prepare nutritious meals, get active, whether indoors or outdoors and look after your mental health.

 

On average, obesity deprives an individual of an extra 9 years of life, preventing many individuals from reaching retirement age. To achieve Better Health, try to keep your BMI between 18.5 and 25. Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) should aim to have a BMI between 16.5 and 23.

 

Not sure what your BMI is? Find out now on the NHS website here

Almost 63%

of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity

COVID-19

People living with obesity are twice as likely to be hospitalised with Covid-19

Over 37% of adults

do not achieve recommended levels of 150 minutes of physical activity each week. (British Heart Foundation, 2020)

73%

of Black adults were living with obesity compared to 63% of White British adults and 57% Asian adults (Active Lives Adult Survey)

As a cardiovascular disease prevention service, we have partnered with Public Health England, to provide support to those most at risk of heart disease by helping you to get fit, make better dietary choices and manage your weight. These services are of absolutely no cost to you. Sign up below and let us help you on your journey towards Better Health.

What do we offer?

Our health and wellbeing services are free and open to residents of Hammersmith and Fulham. We offer webinars, virtual workshops and trainings to help our partners support their local communities. If you have any questions or need further advice, please contact us and a member of our team will be in touch.

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