Rahema Mamodo with founder and chair of Slimming World, Margaret Miles-Bramwell (Photo: Rahema.co.uk)
A weight loss expert from Birmingham has struck gold for her exceptional work in helping more than 100 people to lose weight at her local group every week. Rahema Mamodo, who runs the Bordesley Green Slimming World group every week, has been awarded ‘Gold’ status by the national slimming club for her success in supporting people to reach their ideal weight.
The accolade is given to Slimming World Consultants who consistently have 100 or more members in their group over several months, and when the service they provide is so good that members come back week after week because they’re losing weight beautifully and wouldn’t miss their weekly group for anything. It represents the highest level of service in slimming and places Mamodo in the top 5 per cent of the organisation’s 4,000 Consultants, meaning Bordesley Green is home to some of the best slimming support in the UK.
Mamodo told The Muslim News she was “delighted” with her award. “I’m passionate about helping people to transform their lives by losing weight and seeing them succeed is reward enough, but being given this recognition for the whole group really is the icing on the cake. This award belongs to the Bordesley Green group’s 150 members,” she said.
“The Bordesley Green group has really put healthy weight loss on the map in Birmingham. Together, they’ve lost an amazing 151 stone this year. Obesity is at record levels everywhere and with 25 per cent of adults in Birmingham being affected, many people here are suffering a range of weight-related health problems from diabetes to heart problems and feelings of low self-worth that impact on their working and personal lives every day. It’s never been more important that overweight people get the support to make changes and lead healthier lives – both for themselves and future generations, their children, too.”