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Weight Loss Challenge. Welcome!. Mobile phones turned off Write down all your questions. How does Weight Loss Challenge work?. Weekly meetings Weekly weigh-ins Nutrition education Personal coach £39 for 12 weeks. No requirement to purchase products Cost to attend goes into a prize fund

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  • Mobile phones turned off
  • Write down all your questions
how does weight loss challenge work
How doesWeight Loss Challenge work?
  • Weekly meetings
  • Weekly weigh-ins
  • Nutrition education
  • Personal coach
  • £39 for 12 weeks
  • No requirement to purchase products
  • Cost to attend goes into a prize fund
  • Small weekly gift incentives
monetary prizes
Monetary prizes
  • 1st place: 50% of prize money
  • 2nd place: 30% of prize money
  • 3rd place: 20% of prize money

Criteria: Total weight loss as a percentage of body fat

Monetary amount will vary depending of the number of participants within the challenge

You could even win a Cash Prize* if you are one of the top achievers in your challenge. Cash Prizes* awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd places

weekly topics 1 6
Weekly topics: 1 - 6
  • Protein
  • Meal Plans, Snacking and Water
  • Energy and Metabolism
  • Carbohydrates
  • Nutrition Labels
  • Fibre
weekly topics 7 12
Weekly topics: 7 - 12
  • Eating Out
  • Bone Health
  • Sugar
  • Exercise
  • Heart Health
  • Maintenance: Long-Term Wellness
commitment agreement
Commitment agreement
  • Signing your contract
  • Your agreement to commit to the 12 week Weight Loss Challenge
why join
Why join?

People decide to join a Weight Loss Challenge for various reasons;

  • To improve your overall health
  • To feel confident and look good
  • To improve your quality of life
what is your why
What is your Why?
  • Any reason is a genuine reason
  • Write down your reason for attending Weight Loss Challenge
lets talk about food
Lets talk about food
  • Direct fuel – Carbohydrates
  • Reserve fuel – Fat
  • Building material – Protein (amino acids)
  • Protective substances – Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Elements
unbalanced diets
Unbalanced diets
  • Too little
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Proteins
  • Fibre
  • Water
  • Omega-3

Too much

  • Fats
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Simple Carbohydrates
  • Alcohol
world health organisation
World Health Organisation
  • Healthy weight
  • Exercise and physical activity is fundamental for weight control
  • Food energy intake is in balance
  • Less intake of saturated fats and trans fatty acids
  • Less intake of sugars and salts
  • Eat more fruit and vegetables
reality of unbalanced nutrition
Reality of unbalanced nutrition

There are specific nutrients which are essential for growth and maintenance of the body. Over time a diet and lifestyle consisting of unbalanced nutrition can lead to health issues.

1. Overweight and Obesity;the imbalance between declining energy expenditure due to physical inactivity and high energy in the diet (excess calories whether from sugar, starches or fat) is the main determinant of the obesity epidemic

2. Diabetes;weight gain, obesity and inactivity accounts for the increasing rate of type 2 diabetes worldwide

3. Cardiovascular Diseases;are to a great extent due to unbalanced diets and physical inactivity

4. Cancer;maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk of some cancers



  • This week we will be looking at Protein as the important basis of a healthy diet.


the building blocks of life
The building blocks of life
  • Protein intake is particularly important for its role in cell maintenance and repair
  • Protein aids the production of enzymes, hormones (such as insulin) and antibodies
  • Protein plays a part in the transport of oxygen, fatty acids and minerals
  • Protein can help to build and maintain lean muscle mass which is important for those on a weight management programme
protein sources
Protein sources

There are two sources of proteins; animal and vegetable – sources of animal protein tends to be higher in fat, ensure you choose low fat options or lean cuts of meat

  • Animal
  • Meat
  • Chicken and egg
  • Fish
  • Dairy Products
  • Vegetable
  • Pulses
  • Nuts
  • Cereals
  • Tofu, soya
reality of protein intake
Reality of protein intake


+ High net protein utilisation

+ Essential minerals

+ Fish: Omega-3

- Saturated fat


+ Good or no fats

+ Dietary fibres, vitamins and minerals

- Low net protein utilisation

(except for soya)

How much protein should you eat each day?

RDA = 0.83 grams of protein for every kilogram of body weight for adults. (European Food Safety Authority, 2012)

personal appointment
Personal Appointment
  • 1-2-1 with your Coach
  • Measure and weigh-in
  • Get your photo taken
  • Recommended calorie intake calculated
  • Recommended protein intake calculated
  • Register your personal appointment and Wellness Evaluation before you leave
next week
Next week
  • Healthy Breakfast
  • Meal Plans
  • Snacking
  • Water
don t forget
Don’t forget
  • To bring pen and paper
  • Keep a log of everything you eat and drink over the next week and bring it with you to the next meeting
  • Write down your goal and why it is your goal
  • Bring along a friend!