Five weight-loss websites

Just about everything can be managed online these days, even losing weight. These five websites will help, whether you’re looking to drop two or 20 kilos.

Shape up
If you’re one of the 63 per cent of adults considered obese or have simply had enough of your growing waistline, then making simple changes to your lifestyle could see you in much better shape by the end of the year. with resources, weight loss tips and brand partners encouraging you at every step, this Government initiative will help your waistband feel a lttlie bit looser.

Plan your diet
When it comes to preparing lunch and dinner in a hurry, we’re often too hungry to consider if what we’re eating is healthy and weight-loss friendly, and instead just reach for what’s available. A simple, weekly meal plan will enable you to plan ahead, shop wisely and even include a few treats sprinkled throughout the week. This simple meal planner, with shopping list included, will give you a good overview on your weekly meals 

Unhealthy food associations
Habit can be the biggest barrier to losing weight. If you find it hard to give up Friday night pizza, or a few drinks on a Sunday afternoon, then you need some tips to take your mind off food. Understanding your eating and social habits could be the first step to shedding the kilos.


If only we could lose weight without having to work at it, but it’s unlikely without some kind of exercise. It’s never too late to start and the healthier your body is, the longer you will be able to keep off the extra weight. 

Avoid fad diets and scams
Most of us would jump at the chance to lose weight without the work and this is exactly why so many fad diets and scams appear on the market. If you’re not sure if something is too good to be true, or indeed damaging to you health, then check it out first.

Written by Debbie McTaggart