Green Coffee Vs Green Tea for Weight Loss?

Green tea has had an almost permanent spot in the limelight as far as weight loss and great health is concerned. It’s an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and, heck, it’s green! But, in recent years, green coffee has come to light as another, possibly better, approach to healthy weight-loss-enhancing beverages. Aside from the fact that coffee is coffee, green coffee is said to be extremely effective in treating heart diseases, diabetes, and causing drastic weight loss.

We are British and we drink tea…but we also drink coffee. So, the big question is: When it comes to green tea and green coffee, which wins Read More

Yeast Infections - Choosing the Right Treatment

Yeast Infections - Choosing the Right Treatment

Yeast infections are usually caused by one of two yeast organisms, the most common one being Candida albicans, which is fairly easy to treat and Candida glabrata, that is more difficult to eradicate. About half of all women will have more than one yeast infection during their lifetime and as high as 33 percent of women will have a recurring infection, which makes yeast infections a fairly common problem. Not all treatments work equally for both types of yeast infection, so carefully reliable information before self treating . Don’t attempt to self-treat if you are not definitely sure that you Read More

Do you know the difference between Paracetamol and Ibuprofen?

Is it a headache? Back pain? Period cramps? It’s important to know which painkillers work for different kinds of pain relief. The most popular choice of pain-relief is either paracetamol or ibuprofen, and while both paracetamol and ibuprofen work to relieve pain, they do not both work in the same way. Paracetamol works primarily in the brain and inhibits the production of pain and chemicals that cause inflammation. These chemicals are called prostaglandins and they work all throughout the body. Because paracetamol works primarily in the brain it can help to relieve pain and fever, but it has fewer gastrointestinal Read More

Childhood Obesity Linked to Emotional Issues

Childhood Obesity Linked to Emotional Issues

As children grow, all their self-esteem and personal perceptions developed during their childhood remain with them throughout their adult lives. One aspect that modern society places undue emphasis on is BMI and weight issues, which can cause school aged children to develop negative perceptions about having excess weight, believing that being overweight makes them unlikable by society at large. The social stigma that is connected to obesity and the psychological implications he or she experiences, especially with the new social media platforms that allow for fat shaming, which can cause more damage that is deeply felt than even the physical Read More

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30 Oct 2014

Green Coffee Vs Green Tea for Weight Loss?

Green tea has had an almost permanent spot in the limelight as far as weight loss and great health is concerned. It’s an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and, heck, it’s green! But, in recent years, green coffee has come Read More

Tags: Health, Infographics

27 Oct 2014

Yeast Infections – Choosing the Right Treatment

Yeast infections are usually caused by one of two yeast organisms, the most common one being Candida albicans, which is fairly easy to treat and Candida glabrata, that is more difficult to eradicate. About half of all Read More

Tags: Chemist Direct, Health

24 Oct 2014

Top Tips to Lose Weight and Save Money

Getting in shape can be a struggle for many of us and the added expense of costly gyms and pricey organic foods can make it a lot harder. The amount of special diets and exclusive fitness regimes Read More

Tags: Weight Loss

24 Oct 2014

Do you know the difference between Paracetamol and Ibuprofen?

Is it a headache? Back pain? Period cramps? It’s important to know which painkillers work for different kinds of pain relief. The most popular choice of pain-relief is either paracetamol or ibuprofen, and while both paracetamol and Read More

Tags: Health, Infographics

23 Oct 2014

Childhood Obesity Linked to Emotional Issues

As children grow, all their self-esteem and personal perceptions developed during their childhood remain with them throughout their adult lives. One aspect that modern society places undue emphasis on is BMI and weight issues, which can cause Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health, Weight Loss

21 Oct 2014

Up-to-date Ebola Advice From Chemist Direct

World Health Organisation has defined the Ebola virus as “a severe, infectious often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees) caused by infection with the Ebola virus. It is very infectious, kills in a Read More

Tags: Health, Travel

20 Oct 2014

Top 10 Foods High in Vitamin C

One of the basic building blocks for skin cells, cartilage and connective tissues, blood vessels and other tissues that require constant growth and repair is collagen, a protein that the body produces with the help of specific Read More

Tags: Health, Travel

18 Oct 2014

7 Brilliant Tricks to Fake A Pregnancy Glow

Pregnancy not only brings about hormonal changes, increased blood volume and usually better overall nutrition but many women also experience a natural glow that illuminates the skin and restores a youthful, dewy look without having to spend Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health, Toiletries

17 Oct 2014

Winter Sun Safety Tips

Sun safety is important all year round and although it’s getting cold outside, keeping our skin protected is still very important. Many of us forget that the sun can still damage our skin in the winter leading Read More

Tags: Beauty, Toiletries, Travel

16 Oct 2014

Cardiovascular and other complications linked to cannabis use

Cannabis, like many other dangerous drugs, was banned from most countries around the world in the early 1900’s, when very little was known regarding the long-term effects of marijuana or whether it caused health issues. However it Read More

Tags: Health

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