The Weight of the Nation 2024
The Weight of the Nation 2024. A deep dive into the relationship between weight, mental health, and overall wellbeing.
“It’s never been more vital to raise awareness and understanding of the links between weight, diet, and mental and physical health.” - Mark Gilbert, Nutritionist
Keep scrolling to find a few snippets of the report, or go to the bottom to fill out a form to receive the report.
38% of adults feel depressed as a result of weight-related conditions.
With over half (64%) of UK adults planning to lose weight in 2024, we thought it was about time we took a deeper look into the why and the how. Surveying over 2,000 UK adults, we discovered some eye-opening statistics and facts that have shone a light on the nation’s relationship between weight and wellbeing.
“It’s never been more vital to raise awareness and understanding of the links between weight, diet, and mental and physical health.”
57% of adults didn’t know losing weight could reduce their risk of type-2 diabetes.
The most common weight-related health conditions are anxiety, stress and joint pain. But there are endless benefits to taking control of your weight and health, something this report highlights throughout.
Alongside our expert nutritionist, Mark Gilbert, we’ve explored what motivates people to make changes, the links between mood, food and overall wellbeing, and the nation’s knowledge gaps.
Mum-of-three Emily Chappell was terrified by a shock diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in 2021. In 2023, she started The 1:1 Diet and lost 6st, 6lbs.
Only 30% of women know that losing weight could reduce their risk of fertility problems.
So download our latest report to discover what the UK really thinks about weight loss, and what it means for both physical and mental wellbeing.