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Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 1 – Brief advice: physical activity

Lots of people think lifestyle medicine is fringe, or alternative. I want to present how lifestyle interventions are mainstream and today is the start of a blog series on NICE guidance which covers aspects of lifestyle. NICE is evidence-based guidance, advice and information services for health, public health and social care professionals across the UK.… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 1 – Brief advice: physical activity

BSLM #1change & Muse Meditation

Last year the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM) @britsoclm launched their #1change campaign. This drive was created with the recognition that a large proportion of illnesses we see today are lifestyle related and that we must support each other in change.  #1change aims to help raise awareness that all of us can make a… Continue reading BSLM #1change & Muse Meditation

The Lifestyle Pill is One Year Old!

The lifestyle pill turns one! Looking back whilst I was making some changes to my blog, I realised it was a year today that I uploaded my first blog post! I didn't really know what to expect when I started The Lifestyle Pill. I had never blogged before. I had a vision of sharing evidence-based… Continue reading The Lifestyle Pill is One Year Old!

BSLM Regional Director

You might have seen a post I put up on Instagram a couple of weeks ago where I discussed some concerns I had regarding speakers and messages delivered through the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM). Since that time I've had some really productive and engaging discussions with their Trustees/Founder. There are some very contentious… Continue reading BSLM Regional Director

War on Plastic Documentary

I've watched the #WarOnPlastic BBC documentary which was humbling, concerning, infuriating and inspiring. Things that stood out to me were: 🔶Issues of cost with loose produce compared to those wrapped in plastic in supermarkets. 🔶665, 330 tonnes of UK plastic is exported EVERY YEAR! This is having significant environmental and health implications to the countries… Continue reading War on Plastic Documentary