By : Charlie | Published : Thursday April 4, 2013 | Posted in : General Health
The popularity of organic food is in large part due to the general perception that such foods are healthier, contain fresher ingredients, and thus contain fewer calories. Whether it is for health benefits, or ethical reasons, as consumers it seems our preference for organic foods shows no sign of waning.
By : Charlie | Published : Friday March 22, 2013 | Posted in : General Health
Our patience with our local doctors appears to be waning. It seems that the days waiting for weeks on end to find your next available appointment, or patiently queuing for hours to see your local GP may be numbered. Us Brits are taking matters into our own hands, as new research shows that Britons are more than twice as likely to seek health advice online, as opposed to a consultation with their doctor.
By : Charlie | Published : Friday December 21, 2012 | Posted in : General Health
Christmas is just around the corner, meaning for many seeing family over the seasonal holidays is drawing ever nearer. According to a new report taken by the Daily Mail, four million of us are expected to travel over the festive period to see our loved ones. Thus despite the merry times that are awaiting you once you reach your destination, the reality is the journey may be anything but, with threats of delays, traffic jams, and cancellations ever...
By : Victoria | Published : Monday September 17, 2012 | Posted in : General Health
Nothing is safe, not even exercising in your own home! The insurer Ensure are warning people that they risk causing up to £2.1 billion worth of damage to their homes and themselves by exercising at home. This is according to what was claimed last year by homeowners in the UK. The insurer is warning that this might be the case this year again, especially in the wake of the Olympic games.
By : Chris | Published : Thursday June 21, 2012 | Posted in : General Health
A recent BBC news article has highlighted the findings of two university studies that have together suggested that some children, aged 8 – 10 years old, were only physically active for 20 minutes per day.But with obesity and excess weight becoming more of a problem with young adults and children, surely activity levels should ideally be increasing to counteract this issue?
By : Michael | Published : Thursday May 24, 2012 | Posted in : General Health
There are thousands of prescription medications that are used all over the world to treat specific conditions.
Some of the those treatments have interesting secondary benefits.