The self-guided Freshwell Low Carb Programme is for people looking to lose weight, reduce blood sugars and potentially put their prediabetes or type 2 diabetes into remission.
It incorporates modules for:
Our programme includes a number of different resources to suit different people’s learning styles:
With low carb, you can lose weight without feeling hungry all the time, find out about weight management with the Freshwell Low Carb Programme.
We have produced informative videos for people who have been told they have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes as a basic introduction and guide to these concepts.
In our Resources section you will find access to Dr Kim Andrews successful meal planners which are available to buy as hard copies and download as PDFs for free. Our structured educational videos which guide you through a low carb lifestyle.
In our Going low carb section we’ve gathered some practical tips for getting started on your low carb lifestyle. There is also some basic information as to the science behind it for you to explore and progress to live a Real Food Low Carb lifestyle.
Our successful free mobile app includes Dr Kim Andrews meal planners and recipes, interactive educational modules and lots of low carb information. We have adapted "Low Carb Dr Unwin's" infographics for our impactful sugraphics to help you learn about the hidden sugar in common everyday food. And to record how you are doing the app has a simple weight tracker.
Our programme develops participants’ confidence, skills, and knowledge to enable them to make improvements in their own health, as well as getting more proactively involved in decisions about their care.
The programme commits to listening to its participants and developing resources, and support, to meet individual needs, providing access to support networks when needed and embracing diversity.
In addition to the self-guided programme resources, Freshwell has an online Low Carb Community you can join to connect with others following a low carb lifestyle. This is a space to share experiences, recipes, ask questions and find accountability partners. The Community is free to join and open to anyone interested in low carb living, regardless of location.
We also have information on local delivery partners and services supporting low carb lifestyles in some areas. These services can provide in-person events, health coaching, group meetups and more.
See our Delivery Partners page to find out if there is localized low carb support in your area.
Please note, a smart phone or laptop with access to the internet is required. In order to access the programme, participants need to be able to read and understand spoken English and be able to use a computer or smart phone.
If you are taking prescribed medication, pregnant, breast feeding, have significant mental health problems or an eating disorder, please speak to your doctor before going low carb. See full medical disclaimer.
If you have any special needs that you have for help with the programme please contact the Freshwell team.
You are also encouraged to give you feedback on our materials which will help us with our programme evaluation.