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
"Even a small change of physical activity makes a difference in happiness" says the author this research
Researchers have been uncovering the youth promoting properties of eating Med style for more than 20 years. Here's where scientists are at now
And since Lyndsey's lost 3 and half stone, she should know - see how she did it
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?
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
There are 6 factors that make a difference, here's what they are and how to work out your own calorie needs.
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
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
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 where you are now and get an idea of where you'd like to be with our BMI calculator.
Weight Loss and Diet Essentials
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.
We compare online weight loss and diet programmes: features, cost and service. Take a look to see what could be best for you
Illustrated by the graphs of real people who have succesfully lost from 2-9 stones and maintained a loss.
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 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.