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Slimming World offers weight control help and support to millions of people every year with their classes, magazines and recipes. Their online site has grown over the last few years, although it's still the traditional classes that are helping people get to their target weights.
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Slimming World

“I've been with Slimming World for 3 weeks now and have...”

Written on: 06/11/2005 by Mazz25 (14 reviews written)

I've been with Slimming World for 3 weeks now and have lost 7lbs. I'd been on it before, but came off it due to not feeling the support I needed from the group (now a changed group!).

In case your wondering, I lost a stone in 5 weeks last time.

It's definitely worth the money, and definitely worth the commitment.

I would recommend anyone wanting to lose weight to give it a go! If you love food, you will love this diet. It's healthy... you can't complain… Read Full Review

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Slimming World

“Hi Sarpen, ”

Written on: 01/07/2005 by Bec123 (1 review written)

Hi Sarpen,
Slimming World groups haven't reached the US yet, however there is an online programme called bodyOPTIMISE which uses Slimming World's 36 years of experience - the science and psychology of slimming, the really generous and flexible eating plan - Food Optimising, and an online version of the support that Slimming World is reknowned for. Visit at: www.bodyoptimise.com… Read Full Review

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“I have tried every slimming club and product going and...”

Written on: 30/06/2005 by lizbeth (1 review written)

I have tried every slimming club and product going and at last I've found something that works, I joined Slimming World at a huge 24 stones. So far I have lost 5 stone, still 10 stone from my target but feeling wonderful and positive that I will get there.
Slimming World has changed my life!!… Read Full Review

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Elaineallan's Response to lizbeth's Review

Written on: 09/03/2006

i have been to slimming for 7 weeks now and have lost 1 stone 3 pounds

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Slimming World

“The Slimming World diet can take some getting used to,...”

Written on: 18/06/2005 by lilachick2k (1 review written)

The Slimming World diet can take some getting used to, for example most fruit and veg is free on both days green and red, however peas, parsnips and potatoes are limited on the red days due to there high carb intake. Fundementally its a healthy eating plan which limits your Kcal and fat intake with out counting Kcal or fat grams. However you can over eat which is its only downfall, if you over eat you will not loss those lbs!… Read Full Review

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Kirstiey's Response to lilachick2k's Review

Written on: 22/10/2005

Hi there take from me there is no way you can over eat on this plan . It works 100% if you stick to it 100%. I have yet to have a member over eat on free foods good luck with your journey

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Slimming World

“As a Slimming World consultant and member having lost...”

Written on: 25/05/2005 by lkt04 (1 review written)

As a Slimming World consultant and member having lost 7 stones and that all important 1/2 a pound, I cant say enough about it. Slimming world's food optimising plan is more about healthy eating and no-way seems like a diet. It not only helps you to eat healthy and lose weight, but it helps you to feel great inside and out. I would urge anyone out there who is stuggling with their weight to log onto the slimming world website and find their nearest class. It will be the start of a new life and… Read Full Review

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“The premise of the Slimming World diet is loosely...”

Written on: 26/07/2004 by toastero (2 reviews written)

The premise of the Slimming World diet is loosely based on food combining. It is called food optimising and the eating plan is divided into GREEN days where you can eat as much carbs as you want and RED days whenyou can eat as much protein as you want. Each day is divided in to three parts on which your food choices are based. They are your FREE FOODS, HEALTHY EXTRAS and SYNS. Depending on the day you're having, your free foods are eaten freely and in unlimited quantities i.e. on green days… Read Full Review

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Jeppo58's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 12/09/2004

I've just got to agree whole-heartedly with this review,you can eat as much as you like,just follow the plan,which is pretty simple really.
Me and my wife joined last october, and up to yet I have lost 5 stone, and my wife 2 st 6lb.
We love the recipes you can create,it's just a great way of eating and losing weight at the same time. The classes are a good way to meet new friends as well.
<br> Jeppo

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Slimmimg Lady's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 02/02/2011

I found this review very helpful because... I have decided that I have to start some kind of diet and I did not know anything about Weight Watchers or Slimming World or Lighter Life or any other weight maintaining groups. This comment realy explained everything I wanted to know about SW. Thanks a million to a person who wrote it for spent time!!!

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Dboniface's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 27/01/2008

If you are excercising at least 3-4 times a week and you follow a diet plan, you will loose. Excercise increades your metabolism and so does food. If you follow the Slimming World Diet and just join a local gym in the USA or Canada and take a few fitness sessions (which is usually included when joining a gym), then you don't need these LA Weight Loss, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig plans. When picking a gym, you need cardio equipment and resistance training. Don't be afraid to use weights if you are a female! The fight to loose weight is not really that complicated. The net is a wealth of information. Personally I have always done well on lower carb diets, specifically cutting the sugar and the high glycemic foods.

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237351_Bremner34's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 05/04/2006

To people with he weight gain if you have been on a diet previously it maybe that your metabolism needs to get use to the amount of food that you are eating, the body when inactive stores food or if you have not been eating regular meals it may store fat as it does not know when the next meal will be, so it may take some time for your body to adjust to the fact that you are now EATING.
I would make sure that you try some of the SS free foods to get started maybe, and stick with it, I lost 2st with slimming world and had the odd times when it did not shift, but it will happen.
It maybe as well look at what you are eating even though you are following the plan it maybe that your body reacts to a certain food and stores it, change the free foods that you are eating be experimental with your choices and try the mix and match and express success books to help you.
ALL THE BEST and no I don't work for slimming world just know it works.

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Dirtydancingdiva's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 19/01/2006

I too joined 3 weeks ago,I have stuck to it 100%. I have five and a half stone too lose so feel it should come off easliy. I lost 2lb the first week, stayed the same the second then put on a pound this week???
My leader says I am doing it right so why am I not losing? Please help if anyone has had the same thing happen to them, its such a shame as I honestly don't feel like I am on a diet and find it so easy to stick too.

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Dianemoore's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 27/10/2005

I joined Body Optimising 2 weeks ago, and am following the diet perfectly, weighing, measuring when needed, double checking whats "free" or a "Healthy A or B" weighing myself daily, and I still GAINED a few pounds!!?? Help! Has anyone else had this problem? I'm a young 49 year old, pretty active, and can't understand why I'm gaining!

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Dianemoore's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 12/10/2005

I too, lost weight with Slimming World when I lived in the UK. I now live in Arizona, and it makes me sick to see the Brits moan about the cost of going to the weekly classes. It's so inexpensive, you ought to see what it costs to go to slimming clubs here! I have spent thousands of dollars going to LA Weight Loss here, and am so hungry all of the time. Lost lots of weight with them, but am stuck at a plateau, and all they tell me is to eat even less than what I have been eating, it's driving me around the bend! I just may join Slimming World again online just so I can eat and not be moody all the time, life is toooo short! Why in the world won't Slimming World come to the US, land of the morbidly obese???? We NEED them here, desperately!!! Thanks so much in advance, Diane

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Britannia's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 24/08/2005

This way of eating definitely works and I agree with your review whole-heartedly. I have lost over 3 stone (approximately 10 months) and I have never felt deprived!

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Claudia Rose's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 15/08/2005

To 'Comment by sarpen on 24th Jun 2005', you can join 'postal membership' with Slimming World and get all the books, magazines and information you need (I did it instead of joining a group and went from 91KGs to 70KGs). Copy and paste this link to find out more
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<br>http://www.slimming-world.co.uk/access/access_joinus/access_postal_membership_overseas.asp

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Jeppo58's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 27/06/2005

that is very well put, i too follow the slimming world plan, and have lost 5st 6lb,you never go hungry, you can eat as much as you want and still lose weight

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Sarpen's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 24/06/2005

I'm in the U.S. and unfortunately, we don't have a Slimming World here. Any suggestions?

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Lesley Welsh's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 26/01/2005

I must agree with previous review writers. Slimming world is changing our lives. My husband is diabetic and his sugar levels were spiralling out of control. Since starting the Slimming World class in Hoddesdon he has reduced his blood sugar levels from around 18 down to 9! This is in just 11 weeks. He has lost 13 pounds so far and I have lost 12. Being inuslin dependant makes it incredibly difficult for my husband to lose weight so we are extremely happy with the weight loss so far. We have not gone without or felt deprived, as you can eat normally using your healthy extras and counting sin values on favourite snacks. However it is not just the eating programme that has helped us to achieve this, but also the incredible support from the Slimming World Consultant, Jackie, who puts so much effort into preparing and running the classes. Her encouragement and sensible advice are priceless. Jackie really does care and nothing is too much for her. The classes are a real laugh and everyone mucks in to help make it a good evening. If you are thinking of starting a weight loss programme I would definately recommend Slimmind World and no I do not work for them either!!!
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<br>Lesley member Hoddesdon Herts

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Silverlady's Response to toastero's Review

Written on: 14/09/2004

This is a good review, and this is the only eating plan where you are allowed to EAT. Don't be worried, just eat! It is difficult after years of dieting to give yourself that permission.
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<br>Red day menu looked too sparse, and don't forget their delicious HiFi bars are a Healthy Extra, and I top up if hungry with fruit and Muller yoghurts.
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<br>If you are depressed about your weight - come along, I am 2lbs aways from a 3 stone loss, and no, I don't work for them. I am feeling great.

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Slimming World

“I found Slimming world eating plan to be terribly easy...”

Written on: 22/07/2004 by toastero (2 reviews written)

I found Slimming world eating plan to be terribly easy to follow. What I loved most about it is the fact that there is a strong emphasis on fruits and vegetables, calcium and fibre. All the vitamins and minerals really that allow one to be healthy and an avoidance of saturated fats.
The plan is divided into two parts, green day: where you eats carbohydrates etc and original day: where you eat protein foods. Each day is then divided into free foods, healthy extras and sins. The free foods are… Read Full Review

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“Slimming World is a must for people wanting to diet, I...”

Written on: 28/06/2004 by orianna (1 review written)

Slimming World is a must for people wanting to diet, I have lost a stone and a half since April and have never eaten so much in all my life. It's fantastic and the Slimming World consultants are brilliant and supportive to every member and alongside that they have an online support too… Read Full Review

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