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Weight Loss Benefits - Group Talk - Week Commencing 31st July 2023.

At the beginning of 2022 the United Kingdom Government launched a new Better Health Marketing Campaign, to support people to reduce the risk of developing serious illnesses, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, up to 12 types of cancer, and also lowering our chances of developing Covid-19 that could hospitalise patients.

A study conducted by the Government; Health Survey for England 2019, reported over 3 in 5 adults (63% of adult population) are at an increased risk of serious disease due to being overweight. Losing just 5% of body weight can seriously improve your health by reducing your chances of developing heart disease and if you already have heart disease making it treatable.

By becoming a healthier weight we decrease risks of common cancers (Colon, Liver, Pancreas, Kidney) reduce the risk of increased blood pressure, lower the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes, it will also reduce the strain on your back and joints.

Small changes every day can help support you lose weight and feel healthier.

In addition to the physical health benefits, losing weight can also help you experience improved lifestyles; via gaining better sleep, reduction in stress, greater confidence in yourself, improved body image, an increase in energy and an improvement in mood and vitality, people also report a more active social life and an improved sex life.

Taking all this information onboard, readdress your journey goals, remembering losing 1lb of weight is a reduction of 4lbs of pressure off your knees.

What's a 5% weight loss for you today; make that a fresh new step of motivation to your Goal.


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