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 LeafletsAdvice for Travelling to Remote Locations
Alcohol and Liver DiseaseAlcohol and Sensible Drinking
Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet MedicinesBMI Calculator
Breast ScreeningBreast-feeding
Bupropion (Zyban®)Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment - Sharing Your InformationCervical Screening (Cervical Smear Test)
Checking for Head LiceCholesterol
Dietary Tips for Vegetarians and VegansEat More Fruit and Vegetables
Fibre and Fibre SupplementsFive Choices to Help You Stay Healthy
Get to Know Your Testicles (Testes)Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
Healthy EatingHow to Follow the Mediterranean Diet
Living with a Long-term ConditionLow-fat Diet Sheet
Nicotine Replacement TherapyObesity and Overweight in Adults
Obesity and Overweight in ChildrenOrlistat - Help With Weight Loss
Physical Activity For HealthPractical Guide to Healthy Ageing
Pregnancy - Planning to Become PregnantPregnancy and Physical Activity
Pregnancy and SmokingPreventing Cardiovascular Diseases
Preventing DVT When You TravelPreventing Skin Cancer
Prevention of Falls in the ElderlyRCGP Parents Leaflet
RCGP Young People's LeafletRecommended Safe Limits of Alcohol
Relaxation Exercises and MindfulnessSafer Sex
Sexually Transmitted InfectionsSmoking - How Addicted Are You?
Smoking - The FactsSmoking and Others (Passive Smoking)
Sun and HealthThe Benefits of Stopping Smoking
Tips for Dealing with Lactose IntoleranceTips To Help You Stop Smoking
Varenicline (Champix®)Weight Loss Surgery
Weight Reduction - How to Lose Weight