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What is a perfect diet? - a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

What is a perfect diet? – a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

So, we are battling on with 2022 and you are probably still looking for the perfect diet. Food is plentiful and the ongoing battle against the bulge is not showing any signs of success soon for many dieters. You may well have joined a slimming club or paid for a personal trainer as you do […]

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PREVENTING WEIGHT REGAIN AFTER DIETING – FACT OR MYTH?

Preventing Weight Regain after dieting – fact or myth?

Noom, whose slogan on a Google search is “Stop dieting. Get life-long results” seems to be offering a magic bullet for sustainable weight loss, but is the complete prevention of weight regain fact or myth?

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Bank of calories - spend calories quickly to tackle obesity

Bank of calories – spend calories quickly to tackle obesity

There are some people who are multi-billionaires.  Although their excess pounds are in sterling, not body weight, they are essentially obese with money. The over-wealthy have daily expenses just like the rest of us. However, if for some reason they had to forgo new income for a few weeks, they would be unlikely to take […]

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water fasts are not a new concept - you just need essential nutrition too

Water fasts, a new concept for weight loss?

A link to an article on water fasts appeared on my computer and I was very intrigued indeed.  I almost did not want to read it because the concept was so accurate, and in several lifetimes, I would not have been allowed to make the claim.

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flu vaccine - reports of bullying by pharmacy chains

Flu vaccine – Bullying pharmacy chains missing a trick?

It is flu vaccine season at many pharmacies across the UK. The UK government’s drive to get more people vaccinated for common flu has been escalated this year to dampen the potential challenges demanded by the coronavirus pandemic. A combination of increased awareness and action for better personal hand hygiene, and more people getting the […]

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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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Worlds fattest man regained weight after bariatric surgery - gastric bypass

Pharmacy has a weight loss solution for world’s fattest man

The “World’s fattest man” is begging for NHS help to save his life according to a current news item in the Mirror newspaper by Adam Aspinall.  He has already had a gastric bypass, the most drastic of weight loss surgeries available. Although initially successful, reaching 19 stone from his original weight of 70 stone, the […]

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Success- a way forward from the 5 year pharmacy funding deal

Protected: The 5 year pharmacy funding deal – an opportunity?

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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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Pharmacy flu vaccine programme - injecting a flu jab

Flu jabs – an opportunity for pharmacy

Pharmacy are offering more and more flu jabs. Autumn hails the flurry of pharmacies rushing to offer flu vaccinations throughout the UK. Pharmacy is basking in an enhanced clinical role including the administering of flu jabs, both on the NHS and privately. The sense of accomplishment is continually posted on social media. Pharmacists are quite […]

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