Health Information by category Health Promotion

This section provides reliable information on how to positively change your diet, exercise and lifestyle to promote your health and that of your family. Our doctor-authored leaflets will help you answer questions like "How do I eat healthily?", "How much alcohol is safe?" and "Is smoking really bad for me?". The leaflets also contain information on treatments to help you, for example nicotine replacement treatments or tablets for stopping smoking, or help you prevent problems, such as "How do I examine myself?" (breasts or testes) or "Which treatment should I use to prevent malaria?".

Accessible Leaflets Advice for Travelling to Remote Locations
Alcohol and Liver Disease Alcohol and Sensible Drinking
Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Medicines BMI Calculator
Breast Screening Breast-feeding
Cancer of the Skin - Prevention Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment - Sharing Your Information Cervical Screening Test
Checking for Head Lice Cholesterol
Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Fibre and Fibre Supplements
Get to Know Your Testes (Testicles) Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
Healthy Eating Healthy Lifestyle - Five Choices
How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet Living with a Long-term Condition
Low-fat Diet Sheet Malaria Prevention
Mediterranean Diet - Summary & Chart Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Obesity and Overweight in Adults Obesity and Overweight in Children
Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss Physical Activity For Health
Pregnancy - Planning to Become Pregnant Pregnancy and Physical Activity
Pregnancy and Smoking Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases
Preventing DVT When You Travel Prevention of Falls in the Elderly
RCGP Parents Leaflet RCGP Young People's Leaflet
Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol Relaxation Exercises
Sexually Transmitted Infections Smoking - and Others (Passive Smoking)
Smoking - Helping to Stop with Bupropion Smoking - Helping to Stop with Varenicline
Smoking - How Addicted Are You? Smoking - The Benefits of Stopping
Smoking - The Facts Smoking - Tips to Help you Stop
Sun and Health Surgery for Obesity
Tips for Dealing with Lactose Intolerance Weight Reduction - How to Lose Weight