About Weight Loss Resources

Weight Loss Resources is an evidence-based, comprehensive programme for people who want to lose weight healthily and sustainably.

Our team, from helpteam to dietitians and developers, are passionate about continuing to create the best tools and resources we can for our members.

We live in the real world. We understand the pleasures, pain and pressures that affect eating and exercise habits. Yep, there's a spare desk in our office that seems to attract cake :)

Get in Touch

  • Email: helpteam@weightlossresources.co.uk
  • Call: 01733 345592
  • See our Contact Us page for more ways to get in touch.

The Weight Loss Resources Team

We have a great mix of experience and expertise on the team for wlr, so you can be sure the information, guidance and advice that we provide meets the highest standard.

wlr Helpteam

Rory Manning - Helpteam Manager

Rory Manning

Helpteam Manager

Alan Larder - Helpteam Member

Alan Larder

Helpteam Member

Trudi Purdy - Helpteam and Mentor

Trudi Purdy

 Helpteam and Mentor

Samuel Holt - Food Information Executive

Samuel Holt

Food Information

Expert Consultants and Contributors

Lyndel Costain, Dietitian

Lyndel Costain BSc RD

Registered Dietitian

Carla Van Traa, Personal Trainer

Carla van Traa

Personal Trainer REPS L4

Christina Neal, Personal Trainer

Christina Neal

Personal Trainer REPS L3

Juliette Kellow, Dietitian

Juliette Kellow BSc RD

Registered Dietitian

Rachael Anne Hill - Registered Nutritionist

Rachael Anne Hill MSc

Registered Nutritionist

Oto Peter Ode Medical Laboratory Scientist

Oto Peter Ode BMLS

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Nicola Glanville, Personal Trainer

Nicola Glanville

Personal Trainer PTI REPS L3

Dr Jeremy Sims

Medical Doctor 

Abby Campbell Nutritionist

Abby Campbell


Emma Crossick, Foodie and Writer

Emma Crossick

Foodie and Writer

Management Team

Tracey Walton - Founder and Managing Director

Tracey Walton

Founder / MD

Rebecca Walton 

Service Director

Background Information

Weight Loss Resources was founded in 2001, the first UK site to provide a calorie and nutrition database and food diary tools to help people lose weight.

The wlr programme is run in line with NHS NICE guidelines: Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults. You can view the guidelines on the NICE website

Partnerships and Projects

We have often been invted to partner with and/or contribute to projects within the weight loss and health field. From providing information and tools for clinical weight loss studies, to full software.

We provided calorie and nutrtion data for use in a series of clinical research studies by Leeds University. The wlr program and tools were also used as part of the trials.

We produced the websites and tools for for ITV's The Biggest Loser UK and Cook Yourself Thin for Channel 4. Our food database, services, and products are used by GP surgeries, weight loss clinics, dietitians and personal trainers throughout the country.

Awards and Recognition

Nutrition & Health Live Awards

An annual event acknowledging those working in the diet and health industry, we were presented an award as special recognition to highlight the standard of our tools, database, and the advice and information we give.

National Customer Service Awards

These awards are supported by The Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals, the Institute of Customer Service, and the WOW! Awards. They are designed to promote excellence in customer service, for which the wlr helpteam received a high commendation.

Zest for Life Awards

These awards were running annually by Zest magazine in the UK. We were winners of the best Health and/or Fitness Website. Alas Zest mag is no longer with us!

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