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FAB tools

Use the tabs here to find information and support links.

Use the tabs here to find information and support links.


 This section of the site links you to a selection of resources you can access to learn more about the FAB approach.

They have been put together by health professionals from a range of agencies including the National Heart Foundation, Appetite for Life, and Diabetes New Zealand.

There’s something for everyone, from simple tips through to detailed plans and programmes designed to change eating and exercise habits.

This group of resources has been selected to help raise awareness of key weight management principles, so you can help patients make informed and balanced decisions around food, activity, and behavioural support.

Select one of the tabs above or click on the links below for resources you are interested in. You can also print these resources.

Weight Management FAB E-learning module

The Weight Management FAB E-learning module is developed for healthcare professionals to give an overview of the New Zealand Clinical Weight Management Guidelines and how to engage with patients about their weight and the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. It is part of a blended digital solution, which uses methods of communication to the workforce by incorporating Twitter social networking, and a website 'hub' of practical tips, tools and the latest research to deal with patients who are obese or overweight.

The process for weight management

Read about the process or view process diagrams for supporting adults and children with weight management.

National Heart Foundation links

Ministry of Health links

Appetite for Life: 10 Steps to a Healthy Weight

Diabetes New Zealand links

Way2Go links

South Asian Resources