Obesity: Guidance on the prevention of overweight and obesity in adults and children
This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at guidance.nice.org.uk/cg43
5 Other versions of this guideline
The full guideline, Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children, contains details of the methods and evidence used to develop the guideline. It is published by the National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care and the Centre for Public Health Excellence at NICE.
NICE has produced two sets of information for the public explaining this guideline – one covers prevention, and the other covers management of overweight and obesity. We encourage NHS and voluntary sector organisations to use text from this information in their own materials.