Maintain a Healthy Weight

The Risks of Being Overweight

Weight management, as defined by Nature.com, “is the process of adopting long-term lifestyle modification to maintain a healthy body weight on the basis of a person’s age, sex and height.”

And it is crucial – because your body weight is a prerequisite to living a healthy life. Being overweight means higher chances of developing many ailments and diseases. The most serious among them are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.

The Benefits of Weight Management

The likelihood of developing cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis and stroke is significantly decreased if you maintain a healthy weight and exercise regularly.

Thus, weight management is a shortcut to staying healthy!

In fact, research has shown that on average, obesity reduces life expectancy by nine years. So, if you think you are overweight or obese, it is vital that you think about your current lifestyle and the changes you will need to make to help you lose weight.

Murphy’s Chemist to the Rescue!

Of course, it’s difficult to lose weight! And even more challenging to follow a healthy regime afterwards. Fortunately, there are many methods to do both. In addition, there are many online resources which help you get started.

However, if you don’t want to bother yourself with too much researching – or, simply, have a hard time locating yourself in the information junkyard – just ask us for advice.

Murphy’s Chemist can help you anytime and in numerous ways! We have a highly trained healthcare professional on hand for any information, advice, and encouragement.

But don’t forget: we’re not doctors. So, in case if you are severely overweight and have other health problems, it is advisable to visit your Doctor, before beginning any weight management programme.

Please visit Murphy’s Chemist if you’re not sure whether you fall into this category. It may be dangerous to make a weight management decision by yourself if you are.


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