Healthy weight

Managing a healthy weight by eating a varied diet and being more active is good for your overall health. It can also reduce your risk of developing serious health conditions.

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Why is a healthy weight important?

Evidence shows that maintaining a healthy weight can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and many different cancers…


Making a Positive Change

If you’re thinking about making positive changes in your life, you may benefit from additional support…


What is a healthy weight?

A healthy weight is a range that statistically is associated with a low risk of weight-related diseases and health issues…


Benefits of maintaining a healthy weight

Having a healthy weight can give you more energy, keep your heart healthy and help you sleep better…


BMI Calculator

The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is healthy…


How to take a waist circumference measure and other measures

Wrap a tape measure around your waist midway between these points and breathe out naturally before taking the measurement…


Support to manage your weight

There are lots of useful tips, advice and support for helping you to manage a healthy weight…


National Diabetes Prevention Programme (what is it and how to access it)

Find out more about the NHS recommended guidelines for being active…


NHS Weight Loss Plan / Ap

Keep track of your eating habits, and develop a healthier, more active lifestyle with this easy-to-follow weight-loss plan…


Managing Stress/ Cravings

Important information to understand about managing stress cravings…


Advice for families

Start with small changes as a family and build on those changes over time…


NHS Better Health

NHS Better Health is a great place to start any health journey…


Healthy eating

There are a lot of useful links, tips and tools to help you get started on your journey to be more active…


Eating Well Guidance

There are a lot of useful links, tips and tools to help you get started on your journey to be more active…


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Cooking skills - How to cook on a budget, One Pot Cooking, How to cook Healthy Meals

It’s important to learn how to cook when maintaining a healthy weight. It’s a life-skill and there are plenty of easy-to-follow recipes…


NHS weight management (what is it and how to access it)

Find out more about the NHS digital weight programme…

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Why is healthy weight important?

A healthy weight is good for your overall health and wellbeing and can reduce your risk of developing life-limiting diseases.

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How to achieve a healthy weight

Options to help you manage your weight including information on nutrition and eating well, as well as, our support services.

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Find Support

Feel Good Suffolk can help you manage your weight. You can complete a simple self-referral online or over the phone.

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Eating well on a budget

Eating well is important and doesn’t have to be expensive. Find tools tools, tips and advice on how to cook quick and healthy, low-cost food everyday.

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Healthy eating & mental health

Eating well can help support your overall health and wellbeing. It can also have a positive effect on your emotional and mental health.

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Healthy weight and being active

Being active can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Find out more about how you can become more active.

Need help to manage your weight?
Find support local to you

If you wish to make a referral into the Feel Good Suffolk service, your Feel Good Suffolk Advisor can support you to access information contained on this website or community assistance local to you.

They can also advise you on the eligibility criteria for more intensive levels of support around managing a healthy weight, stopping smoking and being more active.