Tag: expertise

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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Pharmacy holds the key to guaranteed weight loss

Guaranteed weight loss? Pharmacy support holds the key

Weight loss is not always easy, but you’ll not be hard pressed to find a diet offering guaranteed weight loss. Interestingly, claims of “losing weight forever” are also unrestrained. These are bold claims and, enticing as they are, will likely be rather dubious and must be questioned vigorously. There are so many diets on the […]

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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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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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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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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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effect of covid19

Covid19 exit strategy – reducing mortality risk

The coronavirus, covid19, has affected each of us in so many ways since the pandemic hit in early 2020. Thankfully life this Summer is slowly returning to a new normal but Covid19 is still out there. The pandemic is simply not going to abruptly finish just because we can meet up with our families and […]

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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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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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