Levels of obesity in England are increasing. A recent Health Survey for England showed that nearly 1 in 4 adults, and over 1 in 10 children aged between two and ten years, are obese.

This makes obesity a significant burden on the NHS as it can have a severe impact on people’s health, increasing the risk of type-2 diabetes, some cancers, and heart and liver disease.

The tool enables you to calculate your project's value for money based on:

  • BMI data
  • Improving fruit and vegetable consumptions – ‘5-a-day’
  • Levels of physical activity (based on the government recommendations)


To view our Obesity Value for Money Tool page and to download a copy, click here.

To view the accompanying User Guide page and to download a copy, click here.