Weight loss support

Weight loss support

  • Support services and information for people who want to lose weight.
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Nutrition Foundation – New Zealand(external link)
Phone (09) 489 3417. Nutrition, food and health support with information, news and hot topics, recipes, resources, links and more.

Dietitians.org.nz(external link)
Some funded consultations are available for people who are obese, for those with diabetes and uncontrolled hyperglycaemia, although referral criteria differ between DHBs. Talk to your healthcare provider to see if you are eligible for support. Dietitians are also available privately.

BBM Motivation(external link)
BBM Motivation was established in 2014 across the Auckland region to achieve health, fitness and motivational goals. BBM runs programs to help people lose weight in a healthy sustainable way. 

Active Canterbury – support programmes(external link)
Canterbury-based range of excellent programmes designed to help you get started and maintain an active lifestyle. Puāwai - Kai (formerly known as Appetite for Life) is a FREE 8-week weight management and healthy lifestyle programme that has been designed specifically for people who are fed up with the dieting process and just want to have a normal relationship with food. Find out more about a course near you.

Behind the hype – weight loss diets(external link)(external link) Health Ed and Health Promotion Agency, NZ, 2019

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