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Diet

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Has obesity been normalised?

In an overweight society, obesity is normalised and sometimes even goes unrecognised. Community pharmacy teams are in a good place to help by engaging customers in a non-judgemental manner and if necessary signposting to further help.

The personal touch

With the UK seemingly existing on a diet of ultra-processed food there’s an opportunity for pharmacists to make a difference to people’s health through targeted monitoring and nutritional and lifestyle advice.

Time for action on obesity

The UK population is more obese and less active than ever before. Can pharmacists help turn things around?

Government to target 'unhealthy' food promotion

The Government is consulting on plans to restrict promotions of food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)

High-carb diets linked to early menopause?

A University of Leeds study links high-carb diets with early-onset menopause – but some experts argue the results are inconclusive.

Problems of the lower GI tract

Some symptoms of lower gastrointestinal disorders can be vague and overlapping, so careful questioning of customers is required

Brits under-report calorie intake

A recent study conducted by The Behavioural Insights Team suggests our true calorie intake is being underestimated.

New Eatwell Guide revises dietary advice

PHE publishes new Eatwell Guide, revising the proportions of food groups to help us meet dietary recommendations.



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