Author: Nicole Taylor

Which weight loss programme is right for me?

It’s important to all of us to feel comfortable in our own skin and many of us turn to the latest fad diet or products that claim to be 100% effective. Yet how many of us have fallen for that and not actually lost any weight?   Here at LloydsPharmacy, we have put together a list of the treatments you could try to find the right weight loss product for you. It’s key that when using any of these weight loss products, you are also making small changes to your lifestyle that you can build on as you become more confident. They may...

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Running for beginners

Many of us want to be fitter and a popular way to start is to take up running. However if you don’t know where to start it can be quite daunting to get our there. That’s why we’ve gathered together our top tips on how to get started and how to stay safe. Running is one of the UK’s top activities, with around 10.5 million people taking part, according to a report by Sports Marketing Surveys. The survey found the average runner goes for a run 72 times a year – that’s around once or twice a week. These figures suggest running...

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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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Our Guide to Managing Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. Around 80% of teenagers get some form of acne, however it can also continue into adult life. It is most commonly caused by changes in hormone levels during puberty, which is why it’s common in teenagers. There are other causes of acne including your genes, as according to the NHS acne can run in families Also, women may experience it just before their periods or during pregnancy. It can be trigged by some cosmetic products, certain medications, or regularly wearing items that place pressure on your affected...

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7 ways to combat a bad skin day

We all have a bad skin day from time to time! That’s why we thought we’d talk to our skin experts and find the top 7 things that can cause a bad skin day, and the easiest things you can do to help avoid them. Drink lots of water Every system and function in our body depends on water and skin, as our biggest organ, is no different. Skin cells, like any other cell in the body, are made up of water and without it our organs are not able to function at their best. Unfortunately, water is delivered to our other...

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