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General health advice

A poor diet can lead to a number of negative side effects. Perhaps the most obvious is gaining weight, but it can also lead to malnutrition and feeling tired and lethargic.

There are also a number of potentially serious long-term health implications to a poor diet such as:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Infertility
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Stroke

If you think you may be suffering from any of these conditions, you should speak to your GP or healthcare professional.

You may also find information from the following organisations helpful.

British Heart Foundation Cancer Research UK Diabetes UK NHS choices

Always consult your doctor or healthcare professional before beginning any exercise or diet program. The general information provided on this website, or linked to on external websites, is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional’s advice.