Author: Jessica Bott

Our Instagram Competition Terms and Conditions

Did you know, we’ve recently launched our Instagram? It’s full of the latest wellness tips and advice, as well as product launches and recipes. To celebrate, we’re running regular competitions giving away some of our favourite products. To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is like our Instagram page and like and comment on the post about the competition. Best of luck!  Make sure you follow our Instagram page to hear about the competitions! Terms and conditions: Participants must be aged 18 or over and a resident in the UK Employees of Lloyds Pharmacy Limited and their immediate families, their agents, or anyone professionally connected with this prize draw are not entitled to participate. No purchase is necessary to take part in the competition. Participants must engage with the post in line with the details in the caption The winner will receive the product stated in the Instagram post. The winner will be notified within 72 hours of the deadline – this communication must then be acknowledged by the winner within 24 hours. Failure to do so will mean an alternative winner is selected from all valid entries received. We will randomly select the winners within 24 hours after the deadline, from all valid and correct entries received. Only one entry per person. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt and...

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Top Apps to Manage Diabetes

Technology can help us through every part of our lives, from helping us keep in touch with long lost friends, getting your shopping delivered to your door and even reading the latest novels. But, can it help you manage your diabetes? The good news is, there are apps that can help, from helping you keep track of what you’re eating and how much you’re exercising to ones that help you keep track of your levels. Here’s our guide to some apps you could try to manage your diabetes. Monitoring your food and exercise levels: MyFitnessPal – are you looking for...

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Which No Added Sugar Chocolate is Best?

When you’re living with diabetes, or just trying to cut down your sugar, you might be considering diabetic chocolate, or sugar-free chocolate as an alternative treat. But, with all the options out there you might not be sure which one to try. We gathered together 10 willing participants to blind test 4 no added sugar chocolates to determine which one is the winner. In the test were: Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar Dark Chocolate, Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar Milk Chocolate, Chocologic No Added Sugar Belgian Milk Chocolate and Chocologic No Added Sugar Belgian Dark Chocolate. Results: Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar...

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Where to find recipes when living with Diabetes

When you’re living with diabetes, whether you’ve recently been diagnosed or you’ve been living with it for a few years, it can be a struggle to know what you can or can’t eat. The good news is, it boils down to eating a healthy balanced diet – but remember it’s best to listen to any recommendations from your diabetes nurse, doctor or dieticians about small alterations to your diet to control the effect of food on your blood glucose levels. You can usually still eat what your family and friends might be eating. But, if you’re still not sure...

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Exercise and Mental Health

At this time of year, many of us make a goal to start exercising more, whether that’s committing to going to the gym twice a week or aiming to walk 10,000 steps a day. Exercise has many benefits on our physical health. But can it help your mental health? Here’s all you need to know about exercise and mental health. How exercise affects your body: We all know that exercise is important for our physical health, but how does it actually affect your body? The good news is, exercise has many positive effects on your physical health according to the...

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Save up to £10 on iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor

Save up to £10 on iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor

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