The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26

Welcome back to my weekly wellbeing round-up.  As usual, I have been scouring the news from the wellbeing world over the last seven days and found the most interesting, relevant and useful stuff to present it on a plate for your delectation.  This week’s topics include food labelling, diets to reverse diabetes, the benefits ofContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #23

Welcome to episode 23 of the weekly wellbeing round-up!  Some of you may have noticed an item or two in the news this week about the publication of the NHS’s vision for prevention, publicised by Matt Hancock the health secretary.  Plenty to chew over there and for this reason I will be devoting this week’s postContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #23”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #15: making a plan to improve your wellbeing.

When I first became a GP, I decided that many of my patients who needed to make lifestyle changes also had undiagnosed conditions that resulted in problems with their understanding,  memory and planning processes.  There must be something wrong with them, so my reasoning went, because they left my consulting room chastened by me aboutContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #15: making a plan to improve your wellbeing.”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #14

Welcome back to the Weekly Wellbeing Round Up.  We’ve taken a couple of weeks off to focus on the low down on low carb diets, and digital wellbeing.  I’m pleased to say that this week normal service is resumed.   Topics for today include calorie counts in menus,veganism, probiotics, the cost of eating health food,Continue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #14”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #11

Good morning and welcome to the latest edition of my weekly wellbeing round up.  Plenty to cover today, so let’s get started… Smoking This BBC news article reminds us that passive smoking has effects way beyond childhood, including a significantly increased risk ischaemic heart disease and chronic lung disease in adulthood.  Participants were questioned about theirContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #11”