NICE clinical guidelines
Issued: December 2006 (last modified: November 2014)
CG43

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

5.1 Full 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.

5.2 Information for the public

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.