About Us

At LighterLife we’re passionate about helping people – it’s what we’re all about. Because LighterLife isn’t something dreamt up by a group of marketeers; it’s the result of real women’s experiences of overeating and obesity. We started out over 20 years ago as a small family business, and founding directors Bar Hewlett and Jackie Cox still run the company today. From our first group meeting around a kitchen table in East London, we now have a nationwide network of trained LighterLife Counsellors in both the UK and Ireland, and we’re still true to our original values – helping people change their mindset and change their life.

Your health and wellness is our passion

At LighterLife, we totally understand the risks of being overweight and obese. That’s why we’ve developed a programme that helps you get the weight off as quickly and effectively as possible, and then helps you keep it off, so you can enjoy the health benefits that sustainable weight loss brings – for good.

More than two decades of research

We’ve been researching weight loss and weight management for over 20 years, with our evidence regularly published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at major obesity conferences around the world, including both the European and International Congress on Obesity.

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Nutritious plans

All our plans – from weight loss to weight management – utilise our nutritious food-replacement Foodpacks. They’re each full of essential nutrients for good health, including 28 key vitamins and minerals, as well as being high in protein and a good source of fibre, and we’re continually developing them to make sure that with LighterLife you’re getting the best quality food replacements on the market. And did we tell you they taste great, too?

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Change your mindset, change your life

LighterLife is the only weight-loss programme that encourages you to discover the real reasons why you overeat and gives you the chance to change things for good – by changing how you look at life. It’s interesting to see how our ground-breaking psychological approach, including techniques and tools from cognitive behavioural therapy, has gained kudos over the years as the world has gradually woken up to what we’ve always known – that successful weight management is as much to do with what’s going on in your head as it is with what’s going into your mouth.

Credentials you can trust

We’re committed to following national and international standards, guidelines and best practice for weight loss, weight management and behavioural change to ensure the LighterLife Programme is the best it can be to help you live your lighter life. We don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk – so find out who we’re walking (and working) with!

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People with a passion for weight management and wellness

There’s a fantastic team at our Central Office supporting our Counsellor network to deliver our life-changing LighterLife Programme. We all live and breathe LighterLife – it’s not hard to be so passionate when you know that, whatever your role, you’re helping to make an amazing difference to so many lives. We also make sure we have the very best experts and talent in every department – ranging from highly qualified scientists and nutrionists to IT bods with decades of experience of turning computers on and off again!

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