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Regardless of whether you're looking for advice on healthy eating, exercise or BMI, our clinically-approved health information is here to help you.

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Weight loss guide

If you need to lose weight, the NHS have a free, 12 week diet and exercise plan available online to help you.

What if I'm underweight?

If you're underweight, speak to your GP and take a look at the advice available online to help you gain weight safely.

Medicated weight loss

If you've tried to lose weight with diet and exercise but you're still struggling, weight loss medication may be an option for you.

Reviewed by: Mital Thakrar

Review date: September 2022

Next review: September 2025

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Age UK

Information and advice about how to eat well and keep active.

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Information and support if you live in Scotland, including advice on diet and lifestyle.

NHS Website

Advice about living well, including a BMI calculator and diet and exercise plans.

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  2. Popkin BM, Du S, Green WD, et al. Individuals with obesity and COVID-19: A global perspective on the epidemiology and biological relationships. Obes Rev. 2020;21(11):e13128.
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