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Avon Obesity Service

is a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals committed to the care of people who are obese and struggling with their weight.

AOS specialise in the assessment, operation and post-operative support of people undergoing obesity surgery (such as gastric banding) to assist their weight loss.

Blood Pressure UK

Blood Pressure UK, (previously known as the Blood Pressure Association), is the UK's charity dedicated to lowering the nation's blood pressure.

Bob Mahler Cancer Care

Welcome to Bob Mahler Cancer Care. We are a Cancer Care organisation based in Ely, Cambridgeshire. We provide information on treatments, orthodox and complementary. Using up to date references on diet and lifestyle we aim to provide a clear understanding of what is going on in the world of cancer today.

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK is a leading charity dedicated to raising awareness of bowel cancer, improving the quality of life of those affected by the disease and, ultimately, reducing deaths from the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, affecting men and women equally.

Breakthrough Beast Cancer

Saving lives and changing futures, through research, campaigning and education – removing the fear of breast cancer for good.

British Heart Foundation

For more than 40 years, the BHF has been at the forefront of the fight against heart disease


CASH (Consensus Action on Salt and Health) is a group of specialists concerned with salt and its effects on health.

Coeliac UK

Coeliac UK is the leading charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH). Their mission is to improve the lives of people living with the condition through support, campaigning and research.


Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed

DESMOND is a collaborative group working together to improve opportunities for learning and support for people with diabetes and the health care professionals involved with them.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity working for people with diabetes.


The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl is the motivational and inspiring weight loss story of a self-declared superhero who lost 12½ stone to become the person she wanted to be, on the outside and inside.

Gastric Band Service

Offering Services and Information on Adjustable Gastric Banding and Obesity Surgery

H.E.A.R.T. UK - The Cholesterol Charity

H.E.A.R.T. UK, a national charity for patients and their families, combines the rich skills of research scientists, the caring, knowledgeable attention of doctors, nurses and dietitians, in order to support all those at risk of inherited high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.

Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK aims to fund life-saving research into kidney disease, to improve the quality of life of those with kidney disorders and to increase public awareness of kidney health.

National Osteoporosis Society

The National Osteoporosis Society is the only national charity dedicated to improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this fragile bone disease. In the United Kingdom, one in two women and one in five men will break a bone, mainly because of osteoporosis.

Weight Concern

A registered charity committed to addressing the physical and psychological health needs of overweight and obese people.

World Cancer Research Fund

WCRF UK is dedicated to saving lives by funding cancer research and providing education programmes that expand our understanding of the importance of our food and lifestyle choices in the cancer process.

British Military Fitness

BMF are the UK's leading outdoor fitness provider operating in parks across the UK.

All sessions are run by serving and former members of the armed forces with recognised fitness qualifications.

BMF Motivate and encourage you to get fit and lose weight whatever your ability, whilst having great fun.

Diet & Home Fitness Equipment

Diet and Fitness Resources for home fitness equipment that fits into your space and time, plus diet and weight loss products that work. Shop online in confidence, no quibble guarantee, free UK delivery on orders £40+

Fitness Advice

Fitness advice online information source - Free tips pages

Get Walking

Get Walking Keep Walking promotes walking in urban areas. We target inactive people and those with health problems, offering free short led walks, DIY Get Walking packs and step counters.

NPC Performance

Welcome to the website of NPC Performance - we run an organisation dedicated to health, fitness and weight loss.

Personal Trainer

Whether or not you have a new outfit you want to get into, or whether you're looking to get into the best possible shape in order to improve your running career, Laura's aim is to get you there quickly but with minimum disruption to your lifestyle.

Laura Williams is an accredited Level 3 Personal Trainer, qualified in Nutrition and Weight Management. She is also a qualified Pilates teacher and holds additional qualifications in Sports Conditioning and Pre-and-Post Natal Fitness.

Runner's World

Runner's World is the UK's largest running magazine. Many of its articles are reproduced on this website - their aim, to give friendly, authoritative 'how to' advice and inspiration to all levels of runner.

The website is totally community-based - meaning that as well as being a source of hundreds of archived articles, it's a place where UK runners come to chat, find events, find advice and more.


UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys  made every day. We work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people are able to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys, with better places and spaces to move through and live in.

Take a challenge

At Take a Challenge, we aim to inspire and motivate people into leading a fitter and healthier lifestyle through making the most of the outdoors.

The Bike List

The Bike List is a simple site, created by a few UK based cycling enthusiasts ranging from complete novice to the downhill enthusiast. We appreciate how vast and confusing the bike world can be, from when you first dip a toe into the water to your search for that all important upgrade.

Women's Running UK

Women’s Running, the UK’s first lifestyle magazine for women of all ages and fitness levels who run or want to start.


BDA Teen Weight Wise

BDA site to challenge teenagers and families to get in shape through adopting healthier eating habits and becoming more physically active.

BDA Weight Wise

Run by The British Dietetic Association this site is an independent site, with unbiased, easy-to-follow hints and tips - based on the latest evidence - to help you manage your weight for good. It will help you take a look at your current eating habits and physical activity levels, and offer a practical approach to setting your own goals for lifestyle change.

Diet & Home Fitness Equipment

Diet and Fitness Resources for home fitness equipment that fits into your space and time, plus diet and weight loss products that work. Shop online in confidence, no quibble guarantee, free UK delivery on orders £40+

Food and Drink Federation

FDF represents the UK food and drink manufacturing industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the UK.

Food Standards Agency

An independent food safety watchdog, the FSA was set up to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food

First Impressions

Enabling people to not only feel good on the inside but to look great on the outside.

Image Consultant, Babs Whaley shows you how to dress with confidence and style, creating a wardrobe that works for you whatever your shape.

The Gastric Band Service

The Gastric Band Service offers services relating to gastric banding and obesity surgery, such as band adjustments, and this site provides a wealthy of information on these topics.

Healthy Eating

The British Nutrition Foundation - a really helpful site with lots of information on healthy eating

Love Food Hate Waste

Every year in the UK we throw away £12 billion worth of food which could have been eaten. Love Food Hate Waste is a campaign from WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and has lots tasty recipes and top tips to help us make the most of the food we buy.


National Obesity Forum

The NOF was established in May 2000 to raise awareness of the growing impact of obesity and overweight on our patients and our National Health Service. Membership is open to all healthcare professionals and is free.

Need 2 Know

Packed with practical advice and the latest facts, Need2Know books find solutions and strategies to a wide range of problem areas.


From a bloke’s point of view, this site gives info and advice on every aspect of weddings, whether it’s choosing the ring, saying I do, right through to the happily ever after.

The Nutrition Society

The Nutrition Society's site covers its aims of advancing the scientific study of nutrition

The Vegetarian Society

Dedicated to promoting knowledge and understanding of a vegetarian diet

Weight Loss Advice

Advice for people trying to lose weight, with a good exercise section and information on eating disorders


Which? does more than just test washing machines. We campaign to get a fairer deal for all consumers and publish expert, unbiased information to help you make the right choice, whatever you're buying.

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