Healthy eating and a good knowledge of nutritional properties of food can go a long way to helping weight loss, and of course exercise is important too. For those who have been carrying extra weight for a while, it would be wise to have a Health Assessment to check on any impact excess weight has had on internal organs etc. In severe cases, liposuction or the application of a gastric band may be necessary.

Weight loss surgery: Know your options

Choosing surgery to help with your weight-loss journey can be life changing. Whether you need to kick start results or a life-long change, Mr Simon Dexter, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, outlines the options.

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Gastric sleeve surgery explained

Sleeve gastrectomy is now the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in the UK. Mr Simon Gibson, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Nuffield Health Glasgow, explains what’s behind its growing popularity.

Why oats should be your go-to breakfast

What is so great about oats? Nuffield Health Nutritional Therapist Jessica Andersson explains their superpowers and why they're the best start to the day.

50 nutritious ingredients to add to oats

Create hundreds of nutritious oat recipes with these 50 tasty toppings from Nutritional Therapist Jessica Andersson.

BMI calculator: what do your results mean?

Dr Benjamin Kelly, Head of Clinical Research at Nuffield Health, explains how to calculate your BMI and analyse the results.

How weight loss surgery turned Alison's life around

Two decades of unhealthy eating had made Alison obese, diabetic and unhappy. She came to Nuffield Health desperate for a solution that might finally work. This is her story.