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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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Brain exercise gives us something to think about - thinking uses up lots of calories

THINK about this – Brain vs physical exercise?

Think about much today? Did you run around or were you a couch potato? Do you know how many calories were used as a result of your action or inaction? Have you thought much about which diet you’d choose in order to lose weight? To answer these questions we need to think about some very […]

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American professional footballers are often overweight

Why BMI? History, advantages & disadvantages of BMI

Recently we were asked “Why BMI?”. The importance of the question “Why BMI” reminded me of a similar philosophic discussion surrounding this shortest poem in the English language, by The American poet Eli Siegel: One Question I – Why? Such an elementary question is not easy to simply answer. The same can be said for […]

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hand-washing technique - parallels with weight loss results

How hand-washing technique can help improve weight loss

Do you know the correct hand-washing technique? We found a fascinating article in The Conversation with the surprising subject: “Most people don’t wash their hands properly – here’s how it should be done” The article triggered an idea. Hand-washing technique can be used to explain both the needs and failures in commonly adopted methods of […]

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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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pharmacists are experts in medicines and obesity - avoid fat-shaming

How to tackle rising obesity and avoid fat-shaming

  Fat-shaming is avoidable. Pharmacies across the UK have, for many years, demonstrated the ability to tackle the rising levels of obesity whilst maintaining a sympathetic and non-judgemental approach, which help avoid accusations of fat-shaming. This seems at odds with reports, such as on, saying: Doctors are as guilty of fat-shaming people as everyone […]

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"Fat people" are not lazy and weak - Lipotrim - taking weight obesity seriously

Let fat people die to save NHS money, says Michael Buerk

Michael Buerk has waded in on the obesity crisis with a more than questionable viewpoint on the obesity crisis and who were described as “fat people” LINK Quoting from an article in The Times online: He said overweight people should be allowed to indulge if they wished, and that they were “weak, not ill”. Buerk, […]

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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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