Medical and health questions

I have a food allergy. Is Slimming world still suitable for me?
Absolutely! Unlike many other diets or eating plans, the generosity and flexibility of Food Optimizing allows you to choose the foods you want to eat, which...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:40 PM
I’m on medication. Will I still lose weight with Slimming World?
Slimming World has many members who are losing weight very successfully while taking all different kinds of medication, including antidepressants, HRT, Thyr...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:38 PM
Can I still take vitamins while I’m a Slimming World member?
Vitamins should not affect your weight loss. Even oil capsules (such as cod liver oil or evening primrose oil) should not slow your weight loss if you’re Fo...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:39 PM
I have an eating disorder. Can I join Slimming World?
Regrettably, joining a Slimming World may not be the best solution for your weight management at this time.   Although we would love to be able to help yo...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:39 PM
I have polycystic ovary syndrome. Do you have any advice?
We have discussed this with medical and dietetic experts who inform us that, in general, it's recommended that women with PCOS follow the same healthy ...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:40 PM
I have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). Do you have any advice?
Food Optimizing is an ideal way to eat a healthy diet to lose weight. Many of our members with IBS have found that the condition and their general health ha...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:41 PM
I have diabetes. Do you have any advice?
Food Optimizing provides a healthy, balanced diet. Most diabetes organizations suggest people with diabetes follow the same healthy, balanced diet recommend...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:41 PM
I have high cholesterol. Do you have any advice?
Having too much cholesterol in your blood can increase your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is that one of the many he...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:41 PM
Could menopause be affecting my slimming progress?
Medical experts inform us there’s little evidence that menopause should be a direct cause of weight gain or an inability to lose weight. Weight does tend to...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:42 PM
Do you have any ideas for getting rid of loose skin?
Some members find that they have excess or loose skin following a very large weight loss. Everyone is different, so the amount varies from person to person ...
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:42 PM