Category: Safety advice

Scales and blood glucose meter - DIABETES NHS PILOT – LOW CALORIE VS VERY LOW CALORIE DIET

Diabetes NHS pilot – Low Calorie vs Very Low Calorie diet

With considerable fanfare, and very long overdue, there is currently a NHS pilot for type 2 diabetes. It is intended to promote the remission of type 2 diabetes, without the need for medication, and through diet alone. It is a considerable step forward for the NHS in the fight against obesity but ignores many years […]

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vegetables - make up only part of a plant based diet

Plant-based diet for weight loss – a problem?

The airwaves are rife with claims that switching to a plant-based diet will solve the weight loss issue. Tis the season to plan to lose weight after all. Are you already eating a plant-based diet? The media constantly promotes the change to a plant-based diet for a variety of reasons in addition to weight control, […]

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Salad clock - Intermittent fasting is it safe and effective?

Intermittent Fasting – is fasting safe & does it work?

The current fashion for intermittent fasting for weight loss doesn’t seem to be abating. A quick keyword search for “intermittent fasting” shows a whopping 110,000 monthly online searches. Interest in intermittent fasting will wane as the next fad diet invests heavily to get all the media attention. Deep pockets generally only last so long in […]

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Dietary advice - Extra fat in diet - Helpful or harmful?

Dietary advice – Extra fat in diet – Helpful or harmful?

Overweight and obesity are gravely important medical issues. Dietary advice MUST be correct. The effectiveness of existing, successful weight loss medical programmes is being compromised by a pressure to include additional ingredients, including dietary fatty acids. It is critical that those who offer such dietary advice understand the implications.

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Winner!! Is rapid weight loss safe?

Is rapid weight loss safe? Covid-19 vaccine helps explain

Rapid weight loss is often criticised. It is not hard to find so called “experts” who dismiss quick weight loss, ignoring its proven medical value. Rapid weight loss has an exemplary health and safety record stretching back decades and researched even longer. The NHS is finally catching up and trialling the use of Very Low […]

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Coronavirus - weight loss advice during an epidemic

Coronavirus – Weight loss advice during an epidemic

The sudden emergence of Coronavirus (or COVID-19) has swept around the world. Suddenly, it is making us obsessed, possibly dramatically, with infectious disease. Increasingly, very large numbers of people, all around the world, are becoming infected with this COVID-19 virus and some are dying. Additional to the official UK government coronavirus advice, the following weight […]

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diet experts assess keto diet correctly and incorrectly

Keto diet ranked worst diet, why is Lipotrim different?

The keto diet is making headlines every week. The positive vibes that surround keto diets are compelling but is a high fat keto diet worth the fuss? To help answer this, an article by the Insider shows how a group of diet experts can be amazingly RIGHT and so unbelievably WRONG at the same time […]

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diet choice questions

Diet choice – Pharmacy cares for your safety and success

How do you select your diet choice? Having stumbled across a website for weight loss using a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD). It is of real concern that this on-line diet company is promoting itself as a much better alternative than their perceived competitors, including Lipotrim, a Gold Standard Diet. What concerned me was their […]

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DNP diet pills affect mitochondria in human cells

DNP Diet pill deaths – Lipotrim predicted the future

DNP diet pill deaths are covered in “the PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL” June 2019 (VOL 302 NO 7926) Feature Article, titled: DNP: The dangerous diet pill pharmacists should know about   This is very important news for pharmacy and all healthcare professionals. What is DNP?    DNP, which is the short name for 2,4-dinitrophenol, is related to […]

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