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
Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment - Sharing Your Information
Cervical Screening (Cervical Smear 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 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 Preventing Skin Cancer
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