Author: Nicole Taylor

How to get 2018 off to a healthy start

It’s tempting to make a long list of resolutions when January comes around. But despite your good intentions, how many times have you caved in to temptation just a few days later? The problem is, it’s never easy to commit to a lot of major changes all at the same time. Instead, why not try taking smaller steps to reach your goal? Small changes can lead to healthy habits, and can have a big impact on your health and wellbeing. To help you get started, here are a few easy things to try today that could help make 2018 your healthiest year yet: 1. Take the stairs Unless you live or work in a skyscraper, one way to start fitting more exercise into your daily routine is to abandon lifts and escalators and take the stairs instead. Little bursts of activity all add up. 2. Eat an extra portion of fruit or veg Instead of attempting a complete diet overhaul, increase your fruit and veg portions by just one. It hardly takes much effort and could bring you in line with the ‘Five A Day’ recommendation (recent statistics suggest adults in the UK are eating four portions of fruit and veg a day on average). 3. Set a quit date Giving up smoking is a popular resolution. But is January 1st the best time to start? Set a quit date...

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Interview with own brand expert Karen Shead

Over 18 years of developing products that are made for you Ever wondered what goes into producing a LloydsPharmacy product? We caught up with Own Brand Expert Karen Shead to find out exactly why you should choose LloydsPharmacy for your healthcare needs.   Why does LloydsPharmacy provide own brand products? We want to offer customers a quality alternative to branded products, whether it’s a basic pack of paracetamol or a blood pressure monitor, our own brand products support customers with their everyday health needs. We believe it’s our job to develop healthcare products that can improve people’s health and...

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How to keep asthma under control this winter

Cold weather often comes with more than its fair share of health problems including colds, flu and sore throats. If you are one of the 5.4 million people in the UK who have asthma, cold air can bring on symptoms such as wheezing or coughing. According to Asthma UK, winter weather can even be life threatening for some people with asthma. December and January have been deemed the most dangerous months of the year if you have asthma, says the charity. Official UK figures from the last 10 years show more people die of asthma attacks in January, closely...

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LloydsPharmacy donates Black Friday sales to dementia charity

                                  Black Friday is usually the time when we are all on the lookout for the latest bargains and at times can get carried away with the excitement of a good deal. We at LloydsPharmacy wanted to take the opportunity to give something back and working with our charity partners Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland we will be donating 1% of all Black Friday sales to support the charities. Our Black Friday promotions run from Sunday 20th November until Monday 28th November and include discounts on a number of selected products that are available both online and...

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Save time and money this Christmas

Save time and money this Christmas. Did you know the average woman spends over fourteen hours trawling the shops for Christmas gifts? With just two weekends left until the big day time is running out. If you’ve not yet started your shopping the prospect can be a daunting one, particularly when you consider how many presents you need to buy and how little time you have to purchase them. Before you brave the shops, here are a few hints and tips to help you save time and money, and take the stress out of this year’s shopping. Make a...

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