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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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Can cheating on your diet improve weight loss results?

Can cheating on your diet improve weight loss?

Although we have posted this already we wanted to make sure it is fully understood, especially in this new lockdown, that cheating on your diet is very rarely advisable. Although some traditional diets advocate snacking and/or some element of cheating, we strongly recommend you don’t. With traditional diets rarely producing significant weight loss, this advice […]

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New Year resolutions 2021 - unnecessary diet failure

New year resolution – Unnecessary diet failure

Do you have a new year resolution to lose weight in 2021? If you are already worried about diet failure then this article is for you, and you are not alone. The UK weight loss industry is said to be worth around £2 billion. This is an unimaginable amount of money which is unfortunately a […]

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Lipotrim - the best Christmas present

What is the best Christmas present? Weight loss

It is open to debate what the best Christmas present is. The internet will be crammed with top 10 lists, a plethora of the “Best Christmas” things. Are you wishing for a hug from all the family? Unfortunately, not this Christmas. Christmas 2020, although a time for giving, is not the time to dismiss health […]

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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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How to tackle the Covid19 threat - coronavirus vaccine?

How to solve the Covid19 threat – coronavirus vaccines?

  The Covid19 threat, if you believe the news, is almost over. Hooray for the coronavirus vaccines! Providing immunity against the Covid19 threat, using any of the potentially effective vaccines heralded over the last few weeks, is extremely encouraging news. The covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer & BioNTech, Moderna, and Oxford-AstraZeneca are all claiming far greater […]

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dieting options for the UK obesity problem - plan C

Overweight problem – here’s how to tackle obesity

The overweight problem in the UK is rising and now claimed to exceed 60% of the adult population. That, according to my calculator, is about 40 million people being either overweight or obese. The concern over the effect of being overweight is highlighted by a recent research paper published by Conor Stewart (January 2020): Strain […]

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Vital ways to stay healthy during Covid19 - Lipotrim UK pharmacy poster

New covid-19 lockdown rules & consequences of obesity

The new covid-19 lockdown rules are constantly and quite rightly hitting the headlines as we strive to reduce the true and potentially serious health risks this coronavirus offers each and every one of us. Increased coronavirus symptom severity and mortality has been proven to be closely linked to excess body weight and obesity. It is […]

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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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Lazy - fat shaming is not a weight loss solution

Lazy? Fat shaming won’t get weight loss results.

Are you lazy? Be honest, do you think those who are obese are just lazy? Lazy is defined in the Collins Dictionary as:  If someone is lazy, they do not want to work or make any effort to do anything “I can’t be shamed into losing weight – I’m not lazy or lacking in self-discipline” […]

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