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  • Keep a food diary - the most powerful path to changing your diet.
  • See how many calories you need to reach your weight loss goal.
  • Browse our recipes, calorie count your own recipes.



April Highlights

Lose a Stone (or two) for Summer

If you start now, you’ve got plenty of time for a one stone loss, and maybe time for two! Try the lose a stone calculator

Moving More Can Make You Happy

"Even a small change of physical activity makes a difference in happiness" says the author this research

Focus on Mediterranean for a Youthful Mind and Body

Researchers have been uncovering the youth promoting properties of eating Med style for more than 20 years. Here's where scientists are at now

You Can Lose Weight Without Exercise

And since Lyndsey's lost 3 and half stone, she should know - see how she did it

What's the Problem with Sugar?

When all else fails - tax it. Advice to cut down from UK health experts hasn't cut through. Perhaps because we don't really understand the why?

Walk the Weight Off Challenge 2018

It'll be fun now the weather beasts have gone. Join with like-minded people in the Walk the Weight Off Challenge and make your way around our virtual world at your own pace

Help for Getting Started

How Many Calories do You Need?

There are 6 factors that make a difference, here's what they are and how to work out your own calorie needs.

How to Set a Weight Loss Goal

You want to lose weight, but how do you decide what your goal weight should be. Dietitian Juliette Kellow gives her advice for setting an effective and motivational goal

How to Cut Portions without Feeling Hungry

It is possible to lose weight simply by reducing your portion sizes, our list of easy and effective ways will get you started without leaving you feeling hungry or deprived

The Caring Dietitian's Top 30 Tips for Weight Loss

If you're looking for healthy and sustainable rather than gone today, here tomorrow - Lyndel Costain's tips are just what you need. And she doesn't ignore real life and emotions in her recommendations, here's her top 30

Find Out Your Body Mass Index

Find out where you are now and get an idea of where you'd like to be with our BMI calculator.

Weight Loss and Diet Essentials

How to Lose Weight

Our practical guide to getting started will show you how to build the foundations for successful, effective weight loss that you can maintain over the long term.

Online Weight Loss Comparison Chart

We compare online weight loss and diet programmes: features, cost and service. Take a look to see what could be best for you

How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight?

Illustrated by the graphs of real people who have succesfully lost from 2-9 stones and maintained a loss.

Lose a Stone

Lose A Stone is a back-to-basics challenge to boost your motivation and get you losing weight at maximum efficiency with small, easy steps.

12 Delicious Weekly Diet Plans - all Calorie Counted

12 plans and counting, we add new ones regularly to keep it interesting. There's a starting point for everyone here, add a plan to your food diary and you can mix and match to your heart's content.

* Note: The success stories published on Weight Loss Resources are written by WLR members, past and present, telling their own stories in their own words. As you will see if you read more than one or two of them, everyone's story is different and they have reached their success from a variety of starting points and lost weight at varying rates. Individual results may vary.

Goals and Results

Set a weight loss goal using flexible parameters personal to you. Charts and graphs show your progress.


Keep a calorie counted food diary, use your nutrition profile to make sure you maintain a healthy diet during your weight loss. Calorie count your favourite recipes.


Keep an online exercise diary and exercise plan. Access the Weight Loss Resources database to see how many calories you'll burn!

Members Forum

Share your weight loss experiences and diet tips with like-minded Weight Loss Resources members.