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  • Weight management services are offered by accredited practising dietitians, GPs, commercial weight loss programs and kilojoule-controlled meal providers.
  • Always consult with your GP before starting with any weight management service.
  • A reputable weight management service encourages you to lose weight slowly and safely, and offers advice on how to keep to a healthy weight for the long term.
  • Staying at your most comfortable weight can be achieved by focusing on a balanced lifestyle – combining healthy foods, in appropriate portion sizes, with regular exercise.

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Reviewed on: 02-12-2021