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Frequently Asked Questions

Of the thousands of conversations we have had with people who have participated in the Healthy Weight for Life Program we have found that there is almost always a very easy solution to any problem presented to us. We have reproduced for you here the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Healthy Weight for Life Program. If you can't find an answer to your query here please contact us directly and we can try to help you find a solution.

KicStart™ - preparation

Which meals do I replace?

Strategies to avoid hunger and boredom

Dinner - using your Portion Planner Disc

Free Foods - enjoy!

Why is there so much food in the lunch and snack box?

How much activity should I do?

How much weight will I lose?

What can I do about sweet cravings?

Should I be skipping meals?

How do I manage Shift Work during the program?

Can I drink alcohol whilst on the program?

Can I take antibiotics or other medications whilst on the program?

Why has my weight loss slowed or stopped?

What if I am going away?

I have Diabetes - should I be doing this program?

I've been told not to eat Carbohydrates?

What if I have an allergy or special dietary requirement?

Constipation, Loose Stools & other potential side effects


Relax your mind

Problem solving skills

The Causes of Osteoarthritis (OA) and how it progresses

Understanding pain relief medication

Non-medicated pain management for sore knees and hips

Joint Replacement - what's involved

HWFL Phase 4 - University of Sydney Evaluation