Category Archives: obesity

Can We Trust BMI to Measure Obesity?

Around 60% of adults in the UK are overweight or obese, according to a 2013 study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. They are labelled this way because of their body mass index, or BMI. We are used … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists® Survey Reveals Shocking Festive Weight Gain Statistics

First of all, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to our thousands of patients and everybody else around the country, and hope you have now settled back into normality after a hectic festive period. … Continue reading

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Find Out The Shocking Number of Calories in Your Christmas Dinner…

Christmas Day is fast approaching – 10 days at the time of this article’s publication – and many of us will be preparing to battle the traffic in-and-out of supermarket car parks to fetch last minute Christmas gifts, buy the … Continue reading

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You’ll Be Shocked To Learn How Costly it is Being Overweight

Overweight people could save thousands each year, especially in their later years, just by losing weight, new research claims. Money may be saved by not forking it out on the fatty junk food and sugary treats often known to cause … Continue reading

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Tooth Decay Rates Lead to Calls for Health Warnings on Sweet Packets

Millions of the UK’s children are being raised on a diet loaded with sugary, with kids being hooked on chocolate, sweets, biscuits and fizzy drinks from an early age. Worryingly, unhealthy dietary choice can continue way into adulthood, with overweight … Continue reading

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