Get fit with the latest fitness classes available…

Get fit with the latest fitness classes available… Paula from Sharjah is a stay-at-home mom who has been advised to lose 10 kilos for good health. She currently does not exercise and says she just doesn’t like the idea of switching on the computer and exercising at home. She explains, “I don’t like walking alone; I find it boring. I also get boredRead more about Get fit with the latest fitness classes available…[...] Read More

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care Many women have concerns about chiropractic care and their pregnancy. Fortunately, chiropractic care is completely safe during pregnancy and can help to reduce some of the negative elements associated with pregnancy including nausea. Pregnancy can take a toll on the body; often in the form of back pain joint pain especially as a pregnancy progresses.Read more about Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care[...] Read More

Pre-Diabetics Susceptible to Dangers of Poor Ramadan Habits

Obesity ‘Masks’ the True Face of Borderline Diabetes, Unhealthy Diets Trigger Symptoms of Hidden Disease: Dr Ahmed El Hakim Borderline diabetics who develop unhealthy eating habits during Ramadan are not exempt from the serious health risks associated with the disease, according to Dr. Ahmed El Hakim, Senior Advisor to Spanish pharmaceutical company, Cinfa. Pre-diabetes isRead more about Pre-Diabetics Susceptible to Dangers of Poor Ramadan Habits[...] Read More

Ramadan Check-List

Half way through the Holy Month, ICLDC’s Dr Saf Naqvi Offers Guidance on Ramadan Check-List From the desk of Dr Saf Naqvi, Deputy Medical Director, Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC). Keep In Touch With Your Physician It is possible to manage diabetes and fast, but please do make sureRead more about Ramadan Check-List[...] Read More

The Building blocks of good nutrition for your toddler

The Building blocks of good nutrition for your toddler Once your milk guzzling baby steps into toddlerhood, the foods you select to feed your child become the cornerstone for healthy eating habits for life. HEALTH speaks to Fahmida Jafri, Head of Nutrition at GMC Hospital & Research Centre in Ajman who explains why proper nutrition is so important for toddlers and the best waysRead more about The Building blocks of good nutrition for your toddler[...] Read More

How to Lose Stomach Fat in 5 Easy Ways

How to Lose Stomach Fat in 5 Easy Ways A common problem facing millions of people, men and women alike is the bulging belly. While the desire to get rid of it is high, few follow the natural methods necessary to keep it away. A successful secret is one that helps you get rid of that undesirable stomach fat successfully but also helps keepRead more about How to Lose Stomach Fat in 5 Easy Ways[...] Read More

Baked Macaroni With Red Sauce

Baked Macaroni With Red Sauce Dietitian’s tip: The type of fiber in whole-wheat pasta is insoluble — during the digestive process it maintains its bulk, holds on to water and, as a result, helps prevent constipation. SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound extra-lean ground beef 1 small onion, diced, about 1/2 cup 1 box (7 ounces) whole-wheat elbow macaroni 1 jarRead more about Baked Macaroni With Red Sauce[...] Read More

Fruited Rice Pudding

Fruited Rice Pudding Dietitian’s tip: Make this fruited rice pudding ahead of time, refrigerate and serve cold. Or serve this dessert warm, right from the oven. SERVES 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups water, 1 cup long-grain rice 4 cups evaporated fat-free milk 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 6 egg whites 1/4 cupRead more about Fruited Rice Pudding[...] Read More

Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree

Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree Your family medical history provides insight into the conditions that are common in your family. Use this history to give you clues about your risk of disease. Your family medical history, sometimes called a medical family tree, is a record of illnesses and medical conditions affecting your family members. Here’s why a family medical historyRead more about Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree[...] Read More

Controlling High Blood Pressure Is The Easiest Thing To Do

Controlling High Blood Pressure Is The Easiest Thing To Do High Blood Pressure Controlling blood pressure is the easiest thing to do, provided you know the fundamentals. It has to do much with your eating and drinking habits. Look into the mirror. Do not see only your face. Look at your entire figure. There lies your future. How long do you think your body canRead more about Controlling High Blood Pressure Is The Easiest Thing To Do[...] Read More