Coffee: Facts and Myths

Coffee: Facts and Myths

There is a legend that coffee as a beverage was discovered by an Ethiopian goatherd called Kaldi hundreds of years ago. He allegedly noticed the stimulant effect that coffee beans had on his goats and decided to try them as an infusion. Despite being an appealing story we don’t actually […]

Healthy Diets for Healthy Skin

Healthy Diets for Healthy Skin

Most people are well aware of the maxim that “you are what you eat” in terms of weight. The same applies when it comes to the condition of the skin. Your diet will either keep your skin clear, soft and radiant or make it look parched, dull and drawn. Diet […]

Recommended Vitamin Supplements

Recommended Vitamin Supplements

The inclusion of vitamins in our diets is imperative to healthy development and growth. Whilst the correct vitamin absorption occurs through a balanced diet, for many people this perfectly balanced diet is not always practical, accessible or available. In these cases, vitamin supplements are ideal for aiding diets in helping […]

How to Stop Yourself from Snacking between Meals

How to Stop Yourself from Snacking between Meals

People usually snack between meals because they are hungry or bored. Identify which of these two options keeps the munch-monster returning to you, and then examine closely the reasons why you are hungry or bored, or even both.

How to Keep Healthy as a Vegetarian

How to Keep Healthy as a Vegetarian

Vegetarians don’t eat meat, which means a valuable source of nourishment is excluded from their diet. And within the world of vegetarianism, there are also further exclusions, making the maintenance of a healthy vegetarian diet more difficult. Most vegetarians eat both dairy products and eggs, but some, lacto-vegetarians, eat dairy […]

Can You Always Trust the Medicines Your Doctor Prescribes?

Can You Always Trust the Medicines Your Doctor Prescribes?

Each day, thousands of people across the country visit their doctor in the hope that they will receive prescription drugs that will help their condition. Many doctors are willing to prescribe medicine that they believe to provide the best remedies to those who are ill, but are patients always receiving […]