PEOPLE trying to lose weight in the Portsmouth area can get help from an NHS website.
Health information website NHS Choices, has launched Losing Weight – Getting Started – the first online weight loss guide of its kind available on the website.
The free 12-week diet and exercise guide is designed to help people lose weight at a safe and sustainable rate of around 0.5kg to 1kg (1lb to 2lbs) a week.
The guide is delivered through weekly information packs, which can be viewed online or downloaded from NHS Choices.
Information is given on calorie intake, portion sizes, a chart to monitor progress, and exercise plans.
To find out more, visit nhs.uk/livewell/weight-loss-guide