Weight Loss

  • Overweight or obese people are more prone to heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heartburn, gastric reflux and gallstones than those within a ‘normal’ weight range.
  • Taking safe steps to reduce one’s weight to a healthy range has significant health benefits.
  • Regular exercise and good eating habits are essential to maintaining a healthy body and reducing the risks of some diseases.
  • Weight is gained if the amount of kilojoules (energy) one eats and drinks is more than the amount of energy one’s body uses.
  • Weight is lost if the amount of energy entering one’s body is less than what is being used by one’s body.
  • Aim to balance the energy of food and drink consumed to the energy used in daily activities.
  • UFS Pharmacies have a range of weight loss products. UFS’ pharmacists are always on hand to provide people with useful information and advice on safe weight loss.