Counterweight Families aims to assess the impact of a family based weight management programme on the weight of individual family members. The programme can be implemented in a community or local authority or healthcare setting. Counterweight Families aims to change family lifestyles to support families to achieve lifelong changes to their eating and activity behaviours.

Counterweight Families aims for:

  • Adults - 5-10% weight loss at 12 months
  • Children - BMI fall of 2 SDS at 12 months