Clinical tips: Actively supporting customers to make a significant lifestyle change for New Year

Lau, Esther & Nissen, Lisa (2014) Clinical tips: Actively supporting customers to make a significant lifestyle change for New Year. Australian Journal of Pharmacy.

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Abstract

We have all made these New Year’s resolutions before ... to be healthier, to eat better, to look after ourselves more, to go to the gym more. Each year, we are adamant we will stick with these resolutions, but deep down, we all know most of us will have given up before February even arrives. So we have put together a few tips to help you actively support your customers to make a significant lifestyle change for the New Year. Healthy eating – it is important for your customers to have realistic expectations. It is all too easy to say they will stop eating junk food, and start ‘eating healthy’. Advising them that it is important to be realistic and starting with a few small measurable goals, such as aiming to eat two servings of fruits or five servings of vegetables each day, will work better in the long run. Small tweaks and modifications can add up to a major change quite quickly...

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ID Code: 92207
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company Pty Ltd.
Deposited On: 21 Jan 2016 23:25
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2016 14:56

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