Weight Loss for the Disabled and Less Mobile
This diet and weight loss section of ABLEize provides details of how to control your weight for people with disabilities especially wheelchair users and the less mobile. It may seem that dieting is the same for everybody but it needs to remembered that exercise is often more difficult for people with disabilities, especially wheelchair users and therefore extra dietary advice or assistance may be needed. Browse the sites listed here providing diet and weight loss help and ideas for the disabled person wishing or needing to diet or lose a few pounds in weight. Mobility impaired people often struggle with weight loss and diets due to not being able to undertake normal or excessive exercises or they could have gained weight through the need to take steroids and other medication.
While there are few resources geared directly at weight loss for those with disabilities, the following sites may offer assistance with planning successful diets or weight loss programmes as well as products that make exercise easier. ABLEize provides exceptional web promotion to providers of diet and weight loss products and services, to take advantage of this simply click the Submit Your Site link at the top of this page to find details of our very competitive Internet promotion fees to highlight your website and any Facebook and Twitter pages to the world.
Discover everything about dieting and weight loss in this dedicated site including restaurant coupons, exercise, weight loss calculator and much more. Offers free timely fitness and dieting tips to all. Includes articles and advice.
National board for the preservation of the Italian healthy eating traditions. The site offers free resources and a blog to help people to eat healthy and follow the traditional Mediterranean diet. Free diet menu included for newsletter subscribers. HON certified.
Wheelchair user weighing scales are portable and purposely built to help wheelchair users monitor their weight while staying seated in their wheelchair. Wheelchair weighing scales are ideal for weight loss as well as maintaining your weight for ongoing medical conditions. Buy today from a trusted UK supplier for home, hospital, GP and health clinic use. Also supplies wheelchair accessible vehicles.
Tells the personal story of a lady with incurable blood cancer, on steroids and unable to do normal exercise because of her disability. Highlights the weight loss programme used and offers diet resources.
NHS Choices advice for dieting and losing weight for wheelchair users with tips and wheelchair exercise examples including eating a balanced diet and taking up swimming or sports.
Diet without exercise article from the Telegraph that may be of help to the less mobile with suggestions of how to adjust your diet to lose weight without exercising.
Having a learning disability can make it harder understand the importance of managing your weight, this NHS site offers information, resources and guides to help with diet and weight loss.
Professional dietitians association. Includes latest news facts, training details and publications, diet programmes and resources.
Offers a nutrition database and tools for weight watchers, including food diaries, diet plans and low fat recipes.