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Diet

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Has obesity been normalised?

In an overweight society, obesity is normalised and sometimes even goes unrecognised. Community pharmacy teams are in a good place to help by engaging customers in a non-judgemental manner and if necessary signposting to further help.

The countdown is on

Prepare customers for the festive season with this advent calendar of winter ailments top tips for healthy and happy holidays.

The personal touch

With the UK seemingly existing on a diet of ultra-processed food there’s an opportunity for pharmacists to make a difference to people’s health through targeted monitoring and nutritional and lifestyle advice.

Fibre under the microscope

A recent study says fibre offers vital protection against potentially fatal health conditions. How can pharmacy teams help?

Time for action on obesity

The UK population is more obese and less active than ever before. Can pharmacists help turn things around?

Nutrition and pregnancy

This pharmacy scenario is about nutrition in pregnancy and considers the dietary dos and don'ts for expectant mums to consider.

Tumultuous times

It’s important for pharmacy teams to ensure that their knowledge of bowel conditions is up to date and to know when to refer customers to a GP for advice.

Free at last

Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free… the rise of free-from foods shows no signs of abating.

A sporting chance

Obesity and overweight statistics are at an all-time high in the UK, with people of all ages putting their health at risk simply by being too heavy.

Bridging the nutrient gap

With the findings of a new report highlighting significant nutrient deficiency, there's plenty of opportunity for pharmacy staff to help customers to bridge the gap.

Keeping the doctor away

The age-old saying of an apple a day keeps the doctor away is as pertinent as it’s ever been, but other aspects of children’s health are very different to how they were 100, 50 or even 10 years ago.

Clock watch

Watching what we eat has long been the cornerstone of dieting and keeping healthy but new research suggests there might be more to managing weight than simply what we tuck into

The cold hard facts

Every winter runny noses, coughs and congestion threaten to take out every man, woman and child. So how can pharmacy teams help customers take preventative steps to stop a dreaded cold setting in?

Healthy heart debate

Knowing what to eat and what not to eat for the benefit of our health can be confusing, especially when there’s conflicting information coming from all angles.

The diet debate

A controversial new report calls for a reversal in the way we approach obesity and healthy eating.

 



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