obesity

OBESITY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ON THE HIGH STREET

S. N. Kreitzman Ph.D, R.Nutr. Howard Foundation Research Treating overweight,  but not-yet-obese people,  in pharmacy, is obesity prevention on the high street.  There are over 30 million overweight and obese people in the United Kingdom.  Since no one ever became obese without  first being overweight,  it is important to provide real help to people at […]

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PHARMACIES LEAD THE WAY IN OBESITY MANAGEMENT

Pharmacists can play an important role in weight management. And there’s evidence to support their effectiveness. Early in October 2010, the National Obesity Forum Conference in London heard a presentation by Fin McCaul, the pharmacist at Prestwich Pharmacy in Manchester. Mr McCaul, who is also chair of the Independent Pharmacy Federation, was presenting his pharmacy’s outstanding results in treating overweight and obesity […]

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MANAGING OBESITY BY CHALLENGING ADDICTION

Obesity has been linked to addiction. What does this mean for the future of weight management? Weight loss by total food replacement (the elimination of all food from the diet) is seen by some as a draconian and unnecessary approach to the management of obesity. When trying to devise a successful weight loss programme, the […]

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