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Nutrition & Weight Management

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New year's revolution: plant-based diets

Plant-based diets are continuing to increase in popularity, but there are growing concerns that their mismanagement.

Teenage diet concerns

Are teenagers’ diets sufficiently balanced to ensure they grow into healthy adults? Evidence suggests they’re not.

The obesity agenda

Obesity has been moving up the Government’s agenda in recent years, but the UK population is still piling on the pounds. 

Ready, set, go!

What do pharmacy teams need to know to encourage their customers to get up and get active?

The obesity agenda

The Welsh Government has published a new strategy to help people manage their weight and pharmacy teams can help.

From bump to baby

The huge changes that many women experience when they have a baby are well supported through their local pharmacy.

UK should be smoke-free by 2030, says PHE

A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.  

Worries for brain health in low choline levels

Plant-based vegan diets are thought to contribute to an already low intake of an essential nutrient involved in brain health.

Days of our lives

The first 1,000 days is a crucial time in a child’s development. So what advice can pharmacy provide to give the best start?

Fibre under the microscope

A recent study says fibre offers vital protection against potentially fatal health conditions. How can pharmacy teams help?

Practical portion guide

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has launched a practical guide to portion sizes to help people understand which foods to eat, how often and in what quantities.

No health benefits for non-sugar sweeteners

There is no evidence that non-sugar sweeteners provide health benefits and potential harmful effects cannot be ruled out, say experts.

Treat obesity as a disease, says RCP

Obesity is not a moral failing but a chronic disease and should be recognised as such, says the Royal College of Physicians. 

Calorie focus for NHS DPP

The NHS will for the first time pilot at scale the very low calorie diets that have been shown to put type 2 diabetes in remission.

Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Fuelling the festivities

The winter weather and Christmas partying can do their worst, but pharmacy teams can help customers keep healthy.

Optimism for community pharmacy in Wales

The future looks bright for community pharmacy in Wales, with changes putting clinical services at the focus of interactions.

Pancreatic cancer death rates rising

Pancreatic cancer death rates in the EU have increased by five per cent between 1990 and 2016, according to a new report published by UEG to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

#RockTheRibbon

Huge progress has been made in the fight against AIDS, but as World AIDS Day approaches, stigma remains a challenge.

Put insomnia to bed

Many people are guilty of not getting enough sleep, intentionally or not. So what can they do to adopt healthier sleep habits?

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