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BSLM exists to make Lifestyle Medicine part of the healthcare mainstream. We certainly don't want to exist in isolation from other approaches to medicine. So during Self Care Week let's recognise that there are a number of legitimate approaches to ta...

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When the BSLM was founded in 2016 I was aware we were putting together a coalition. While I knew there would be broad agreement on general principles, I knew also there would be argument and debate about some of the detail. When conducted respectfull...

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On Saturday, 10th August 2019 our second cohort of Diploma students will sit an externally invigilated MCQ exam in Edinburgh to gain an internationally-recognised Certification in Lifestyle Medicine....

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Scientists are telling us we are entering a new epoch. The last one has lasted 12,000 years, covers years of stable climate and is called the Holocene epoch. The new epoch is called the Anthropocene, the first created by mankind...

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This is a question I have been putting to delegates at meetings around the UK at which I have had the honour of presenting on behalf of our BSLM. The numbers contributing are small but nonetheless the outcomes strike me as being representative of the...

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Diets. We’ve all tried one, and we probably all know someone who is on one. Paleo, Keto, Low-carb, 5:2 fasting, Blood-sugar, No-Sugar, Atkins, The Cambridge Plan, Slimming World…this list could easily fill a page....

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Such trips allow time to wander and people watch. When travelling on public transport or sitting in public places almost everyone I observed was head down and staring at small screens with wires extending into their ears. The unintended consequences ...

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This link says it all. Let's work at the environmental and cultural elements which will bring us healthy longevity....

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Here in the UK we suddenly have two elections (maybe even a third in Scotland) coming up. Local and now UK. And who knows maybe another Independence referendum (aka neverendum). I idly wondered if el...

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Kent, Inner Mongolia and Calgary of course! It also happens to be the point at which, heading northwards in the winter months, no Vitamin D is produced from sunlight when it hits our skin....

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