Healthy Weight

Healthy Weight

Being a healthy weight has become one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of long term health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancers. However, in our current environment it is difficult for many people to achieve this. Our food environment has developed in a way which prioritises convenience over health, with a focus on quick, processed foods that will often be energy dense and high in fat and/or sugar and are perceived as more affordable. In addition, we spend more time undertaking sedentary activities due to our travel patterns and less physically demanding types of work. Reducing current levels of obesity is a complex challenge, with many contributing factors acting at individual, community, societal and global levels.

Read more

Resources Our top picks

Warning: Undefined array key 0 in /nas/content/live/phn21/wp-content/themes/divi-child/single-topic.php on line 385

File type


Produced by

Healthy weight strategy (Healthy Weight Healthy Wales)

Welsh Government

Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales 2022 to 2024 delivery plan

Welsh Government

Child Measurement Programme for Wales

Public Health Wales

Healthy Weight Healthy You

Public Health Wales

Primary Care Obesity Prevention Action Plan (2022-2024)

Public Health Wales

Looking for a specific resource?

If you are looking for topic specific resources, please click on search resources where you will be able to filter and search by topic area.

Contribute to our topics

Do you have a resource you want to share? Become a member and contribute to our network by adding to our topics.

Report a problem

We do our best to keep this page as up to date as possible.
Should you find any information is leading to a dead link or would like to provide feedback on this page, please contact us below.

Back to the top