Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 4b – Weight & Pregnancy

So picking up right where we left off from last week (if you haven't read last week's post I highly recommend it as covers the first part of this guidance, you can find it here: https://thelifestylepill.org/2019/10/13/lifestyle-in-nice-guidance-part-4a-weight-pregnancy/). Advise that moderate-intensity physical activity will not harm her or her unborn child. At least 30 minutes per day… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 4b – Weight & Pregnancy

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

My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

Due to the positive response to my previous blogs on health and wellness apps, I’ve decided to do another! Again, I’ve included a range of offerings, to suit those at different stages of their health journey. So without further ado, here they are: Deliciously Ella - the new app. picture source: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/deliciously-ella-app/id1445510165?mt=8 Ella has released a… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2

After lots of lovely feedback after my initial top health and wellness apps blog, I thought I’d do it again, discussing some apps I’ve come across more recently and would recommend. As last time there’s a variety in here in the hope that this will appeal to people and different stages of their health and… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2

Green exercise for physical and mental well-being

Green exercise for physical and mental wellbeing Physical activity has both physical and mental health benefits. 40% of the British population do not meet the recommended targets for physical activity 1, accruing an overall cost to our health services of approximately £8.3 billion 2. Green exercise is physical activity in the presence of natural environments… Continue reading Green exercise for physical and mental well-being