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Last year a record-breaking 168,500 people made the pledge to be vegan for the month of January – and that’s just the number of people who officially registered, so chances are many more people gave the challenge a go. Before we start, just to clarify terms, when I use the term “vegan” in the context of this blog post, I’m referring to plant-based eating i.e. a diet which excludes all animal products
The bit of the GP consultation that I love the most is the bit I rarely get time for in my surgery - health education and lifestyle medicine. A year ago I found my tribe with team BSLM and felt that I had the chance to be able to contribute, with support, to do what I became a doctor for - helping to better the health and wellbeing of my community “in sickness and in health”.
The world of lifestyle medicine is one that recognises the whole individual, their community, the environment and many interacting components. The lifestyle medicine complexity presents some significant challenges. Often in healthcare, and probably in most areas of life...
As a population we are gaining weight and the majority of people in the UK are now overweight or obese. Obesity is a complex medical condition requiring intervention from multiple sectors of society including the medical profession, pharmaceutical industry, food manufacturers, media, advertising companies, government and others...
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