Adult and children weight management programmes

Adult and children weight management programmes

My Weight Matters my weight matters logo

ACE Lifestyle has helped thousands of adults lose weight, get fitter and enjoy a healthier relationship with food.  It is a 12 week programme, combining dietary and physical activity advice together with tips to help you gain control.  There are structured weekly guides covering a range of topics.  Booklet resources are available from our community sessions, but for our remote support (online and over the phone), resources can be printed from our website, accessed online or via our apps.

If you are a resident of Essex, you can register for the programme by calling our helpline on 0800 022 4524 option 3 and one of our team will book you into the programme that’s right for you.  The My Weight Matters programme can be reached online or via our apps, or can be delivered over the telephone or face to face.

My Weight Matters- local programmes in Essex

They currently have nearly 80 sessions in 71 community venues across the county. See all the venue and time details within this document.

MoreLife FREE psychologically informed programme in West and South Essex

MoreLife takes a completely different approach to losing weight, helping you to understand and overcome your personal barriers to weight loss. Everyone is treated as an individual with their own journey, own goals and own success.

The programme is delivered from community venues in West and South Essex and is led by qualified Weight Management Practitioners. There are 12 weekly group sessions, each lasting for an hour and a half, followed by maintenance sessions.

The MoreLife programme provides:

  • Specialist nutritional assessment & support
  • Advice around physical activity
  • Psychological understanding of losing weight & support

If you are 17 or older and have a BMI of 35 or above (are obese)- get in touch or speak to your GP today, and take the first towards changing your life.

For more information or to book:

  • call 0800 038 9050
  • or email essex@more-life.co.uk
NHS Choices weight loss programme

Download the NHS weight loss guide, a free 12-week diet and exercise plan which has been downloaded more than 4 million times, designed to help you lose weight safely – and keep it off.

Under 18s Weight Management

CHIMPSC.H.I.M.P.S (Child Health Improvement Sessions) is a free, informative and supporting programme for children at primary school and their families. C.H.I.M.P.S caters for children above a healthy BMI for their age.

DEALFor older children there is D.E.A.L (Diet Exercise and Lifestyle). This is a free, informative and supportive programme for children at secondary school and their families.

Both programmes cater for children who are above the healthy BMI for their age.

Email now ACE at acecic.lifestylesforchildren@nhs.net or acecic.weightmanagement-adults@nhs.net or call 0800 022 4524. 

Change4Life

Check out this website which has fun ideas, recipes, top tips and activities to help your kids stay healthy.

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