While a small proportion of the population experiences inadequate growth or is underweight, the major concern for the health system is with overweight and obesity. High body mass increases the risk of a number of serious health conditions, particularly type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, asthma and osteoarthritis, and psychosocial problems in childhood.
Want information on maintaining a healthy weight?
Draw the Line includes plenty of practical tips to help you make healthy choices each day.
Swap It provides some simple everyday changes you can make to get you on your way to a healthier lifestyle without losing all the things you love.
Measure Up website has easy to follow tips and guidelines to help you reduce their risk of chronic disease by reducing your waist measurement.
My Healthy Balance is a free, on-line session based program that can assist you to achieve a healthier lifestyle.