Slimming World is a UK-based weight loss organisation that provides lifestyle weight management programmes. Slimming World’s members have group support through shared experience with other slimmers to encourage behaviour change, called IMAGE Therapy. Slimming World was founded in Derbyshire in 1969 by Margaret Slimming world food optimising pdf-Bramwell, who remains its chairman. Caryl Richards has been managing director of the company since 2001.
The company began in 1969 with a handful of groups in Derbyshire and expanded into Yorkshire. By the 1980s, Slimming World had 700 classes in the UK and by 2012 there were over 10,000 groups, making it the largest slimming club in the UK and Ireland.