The Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons

The Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons

From the beginning of time humans have relied heavily on animal proteins as a major source of energy and it was only after the first agricultural revolution 6,000 years ago that man began including grains and domesticated produce into their diet. Many doctors believe it was this dietary change which caused an increase in cellular inflammation and risk for chronic diseases such as high cholesterol, stroke, diabetes and obesity. Over the years there has been a major controversy between those who follow a diet based on vegetables, fruits and whole grains, which includes vegetarians and vegans, and those who believe Read More

Expert Beauty Tips for Fall Trends

Expert Beauty Tips for Fall Trends

Keeping on top of beauty care is always a bit of a juggle but as the days get shorter and the temperature drops, certain areas of the body  will need extra attention to keep the ravages of harsh, dry winter at bay. Although it may take more time and effort now, proper winter care will give you a jump start when spring returns for having sexy legs, feet, healthy hair and spot on makeup. From colours trending this fall to the latest celebrity secrets for maintaining their youth and good looks, let’s take a look at what’s available and affordable Read More

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is merely a dream for one out of every three people in the UK and this lack of sleep is affecting not only the work environment but the overall health, productivity and intelligence of the population. This sleep deprivation can lead to chronic health problems unrelated to slumber, such as increasing the risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurological complaints.

The age of technology is partly to blame for this loss of sleep but other aspects, particularly for those who travel a lot or work night shifts, come into play in robbing us of restful times Read More

Multivitamins keep 'after summer blues' at bay

Multivitamins keep 'after summer blues' at bay

Summer sun brings back the warmth and light after the cold, dark winters, nurturing the earth to grow food and providing both animals and our bodies with vitamins and energy. In fact, without basic exposure to the sun’s rays, our body’s develop deficiencies in essential nutrients that can lead to physical and mental diseases. Medical science is slowly discovering alternative ways to provide those natural health boosters, especially during the winter months, enabling those who suffer ‘after summer blues’ to feel energetic and avoid depression and fatigue. Consuming a daily multivitamin that contains the following nutrients will help with absorption Read More

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26 Sep 2014

The Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons

From the beginning of time humans have relied heavily on animal proteins as a major source of energy and it was only after the first agricultural revolution 6,000 years ago that man began including grains and domesticated Read More

Tags: Health, Weight Loss

23 Sep 2014

Expert Beauty Tips for Fall Trends

Keeping on top of beauty care is always a bit of a juggle but as the days get shorter and the temperature drops, certain areas of the body  will need extra attention to keep the ravages of Read More

Tags: Beauty, Toiletries

23 Sep 2014

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is merely a dream for one out of every three people in the UK and this lack of sleep is affecting not only the work environment but the overall health, productivity and Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health

20 Sep 2014

Multivitamins keep ‘after summer blues’ at bay

Summer sun brings back the warmth and light after the cold, dark winters, nurturing the earth to grow food and providing both animals and our bodies with vitamins and energy. In fact, without basic exposure to the Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health

18 Sep 2014

7 Foods To Enjoy Without Weight-gain Guilt

The picture that comes to mind when faced with following a weight-loss diet, no matter what kind of plan you choose, always includes giving up food items that have been part of your menu for years. Many Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health, Weight Loss

16 Sep 2014

12 Ways to Get Rid of Gas Pains

Have you ever had that uncomfortable or sometimes even painful experience, when your clothes feel suddenly too tight and your stomach seems to expand and harden with gas that cannot easily be expelled? This bloating is usually Read More

Tags: Health, Travel, Weight Loss

12 Sep 2014

Healthy Living: What is Lecithin?

The quality of the food we eat each day can affect the outcome of overall health no matter what other factors come into play in your environment. By ensuring each individual and family unit in Britain has Read More

Tags: Health, Weight Loss

10 Sep 2014

12 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Treatments

There are many methods for removing unwanted body hair such as waxing, shaving, epilation or using a hair removal cream, but all of these techniques require consistent application or repeated removal procedures to keep those hairs at Read More

Tags: Beauty, Health, Toiletries

8 Sep 2014

Building Bone Health

The skeletal structure, from the time of conception, is literally the backbone of good health as it supports the whole body form, protects the organs and allows movement of our muscles. Each bone is built from mineral Read More

Tags: Health

5 Sep 2014

Parasite Prevention: Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm

Pets require a lot of care and attention, from diet to meeting their daily requirements for exercise, to remain happy and healthy. This includes being aware of sicknesses and dangers they may be susceptible to and what Read More

Tags: Chemist Direct, Pet

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