Author: Nicole Taylor

7 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Modern life can mean we get little chance to switch-off – smart phones, tablets and laptops follow us everywhere we go. Couple this with young children, pets, long working hours and other responsibilities and it can be hard to get the right amount of quality sleep needed to recharge your batteries, leaving people with little energy and susceptible to higher levels of stress. However all is not lost, there are some simple ways you can manage your sleep, energy and stress levels this winter and the negative effects an out of control cycle can have. 1. Make Your Bedroom...

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Are you sabotaging your healthy diet?

Are you trying to lose weight this year? Having a healthy diet is one of the first steps to doing so, but it can be confusing to work out what you should be eating. You might even think you have an ideal diet, but some of your eating habits may not be as healthy as you think. That’s why we’ve put together four ways you might be sabotaging your healthy diet, and what you can do to combat them. Diet Sabotage #1: Eating Low Fat Foods Processed foods that are low in fat are often high in carbohydrate because...

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Lowering cholesterol with a healthy diet

LloydsPharmacy Pharmacist and Heart Health expert recommends a healthy diet to help achieve healthy cholesterol levels: Cut down on saturated fat. It’s important to know that the cholesterol we get from food (found in prawns, eggs, liver and kidneys) has very little influence on cholesterol levels in the blood. In fact, it’s eating too much saturated fat that has a much bigger impact. Saturated fat which is found in fatty meats and meat products such as sausages and pies, high fat dairy foods like cheese, cream, butter, cakes, biscuits and pastries. Even worse are trans fats (in hydrogenated vegetable...

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New Year diet leaving you peckish?

The January blues have officially started and to top it all off you’re hungry. It’s back to work and everyone around you is trying to ‘be good’, whatever that means. But all we want to do is have a nice cup of tea and that all important biscuit! With this is mind, we have put together some healthy treats that will help you stay on track with the new year new you mission. Blueberry smoothie  A fruit smoothie offers a scrumptious way to get in some extra calcium and antioxidants during your day. Some shop-bought varieties come close to...

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10 Tips For Making Resolutions You’ll Stick To

After weeks of rushing around in the run up to Christmas making sure everything is prepared, the New Year is the perfect opportunity to focus on yourself. Part of that may be making a New Year’s Resolution or two. At LloydsPharmacy we want to help you make positive steps towards your health and lifestyle goals in 2018, that’s why we’ve pulled together our top ten tips for helping you make resolutions you’ll stick to beyond January. 1. Understand what you want to achieve Whether it is to loose weight, stop smoking or be generally healthier, understanding what you want...

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