Maintaining a healthy weight
Gaining a little
weight at certain times of the year is normal. But eating a little
bit too much, and not doing enough activity, can all add up over
time and cause real problems.
Tips for maintaining a healthy weight
- Stick to a regular meal pattern.
- Make sure your portion sizes aren’t too
- Take care that your calorie (energy)
intake is right - keep an eye on the amount of fat and sugar you
- Follow a healthy balanced diet.
- Be physically active.
Why do we gain weight?
you take in more energy (calories) than your body
uses up, you will gain weight. The extra calories that you’ve
consumed will be stored as fat which results in weight gain. If
you’re not physically active, you’re even more likely to gain
You can check your body mass index with our BMI calculator.
If you're looking to make sure you maintain a healthy weight,
it's important to be alert to the things you may be doing which
might result in eventual weight gain.
Our special diet plates - which come in
versions for both men
- make it easy for you to control your portion sizes and make
better food choices, supporting a healthy heart and guilt-free meal