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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.



February Highlights

Walk the Weight Off Challenge 2018 (with medals this year)

Not only will you be walking for your weight, shape and fitness, but to earn real medals for your effort. There are bronze, silver and gold to go for and it’s possible to achieve all three.

Low Fat VS Low Carb (which loses more body fat?)

You may be surprised at the answers thrown up by this very accurately measured study

7 Stone Gone in 8 Months

A refreshing change from new year hype, the real story of how a really big loss (7 stone) was achieved in 8 months* (fast by anyone's standards), no extremes required, here's how Alan made it happen

Lose a Stone for Spring Challenge

Get yourself looking great and feeling fabulous for those lighter nights and warmer days, use the calculator to see how soon you could lose a stone

5 Warming and Comforting Dinners (that won't break the calorie bank)

Toad in the hole anyone? You don't have to go hungry, or tasteless, just because you're trying to be good about what you eat. These 5 winter warmers are all delicious, filling and low calorie, get the recipes

Walking Events 2018

With over 230 walks throughout the UK, (and we're still adding), there's something for everyone here. From a one mile stroll to a 100k trek, and all points in-between.

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.