Health Magazine > 2017 > December

What you Acne Means

acne When women get pimples in adulthood, it’s usually a telltale sign of something going on in the body. Here’s what your acne on different areas of your face really means… Facial Zones Forehead: Linked to the digestive system, but in some cases it can also be related to thyroid problems. Reducing the amount of fatRead more about What you Acne Means[...] Read More

Lose it the Right Way

weightloss WITH THE FESTIVE SEASON JUST ABOUT HERE, LOTS OF RICH AND FATTENING FOOD WILL BECOME THE NORM FOR MANY OF US, RESULTING IN A FEW ADDED KILOS WITH UNWANTED BULGES. AVOID THE URGE TO CRASH DIET AND INSTEAD, USE OUR SIMPLE, YET EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS. Tips to Help Shed Your Last FewRead more about Lose it the Right Way[...] Read More

Ask the Experts

ask-the-expert SMOKING SIDE EFFECTS Question: I am a 45-year old male and I smoke a pack of cigarettes daily. Lately after I eat, my stomach burns and I feel nauseated. Is there a link between smoking and this problem? Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Nabil Elshobary, specialist of internal medicine responds, “Yes, there is strong link between smokingRead more about Ask the Experts[...] Read More

Recipes: STEAK WITH STEAMED VEGETABLES, SOBA NOODLES AND GINGER SAUCE

steak DIETITIAN’S TIP: Soba noodles are made with buckwheat and wheat flour. Here they’re topped with lean sirloin, fresh asparagus and broccoli florets to make a one-dish meal. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 8 ounces loin steak, cut into 1/2-inch strips 4 ounces dry soba noodles 2 cups chopped fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch segments 2 cups broccoliRead more about Recipes: STEAK WITH STEAMED VEGETABLES, SOBA NOODLES AND GINGER SAUCE[...] Read More

Movers & Shakers

26 An overload of homework and studies, combined with an increasing dependence on electronic gadgets for entertainment gives even more incentive to moms out there to prepare healthy, yet delicious school lunches. To make it easier, Dubai-based entrepreneur Sara Ghosn has created her home grown brand ‘Yum in a Box’ to provide nutritious and well-balanced meals to children between 2 to 10 yearsRead more about Movers & Shakers[...] Read More

BATTLING OBESITY

health-magazine-november-december-2017-378 In the UAE alone, approximately 67 percent of males and 71 percent of females are considered overweight or obese and globally, obesity is fast becoming the world’s most dangerous epidemic with lethal consequences. But HEALTH learns that obesity can actually be avoided with lifestyle modification. Obesity is a Process Obesity doesn’t happen overnight and isRead more about BATTLING OBESITY[...] Read More

Aimless Eating… Why We Do It

24 Just one more cookie or a tiny helping of pasta; we all do it. The question is why can’t we just say no? HEALTH delves deeper into the ways we can consciously control what we eat and keep the excess kilos at bay. The Brain Most of us don’t overeat because we are hungry; rather we indulge because our mind tells us to do so. According to Senior Nutritionist Lovely Ranganath, many people overeat to cope with the stresses ofRead more about Aimless Eating… Why We Do It[...] Read More

Why Can’t My Child Remember Anything?

19 Most of Us assume Children Have strong Memories, so When your Child doesn’t Seem to be able To remember  Much or grasp Concepts, it Can become Worrying For parents. Health talks With clinical Psychologist Maya fleifel Sidani about How to boost Your child’s Memory from The onset. The Science During early childhood, everyday adult-child interactions provide the basis for memory development by fostering language development and helping children acquire scripts for common events. Also, memory develops largely through social interaction, and parents and teachers play a criticalRead more about Why Can’t My Child Remember Anything?[...] Read More

Your Space

22 Distinctive and unique, Turkish furniture adds a traditional, yet fully functional style in any home space. HEALTH meets with Aycil Aktug, Regional Director of Turkish Furniture brand Sandalyeci Furniture Trading DMCC who discusses trends in interiors. Trends “If you are renovating or decorating your home, look out for trends that interior designers are harping about at the moment. With social media offeringRead more about Your Space[...] Read More

The Weather and Your Health

20 Current weather conditions in the UAE can impact the body on many levels and can trigger off colds, flu, sinusitis, and other allergic conditions, such as asthma. Dr. Trilok Chand, Specialist in Respiratory Medicine, has some simple recommendations to help keep you and your family protected during the summer. Ear Infections A cool, refreshing swim is a perfect antidote for aRead more about The Weather and Your Health[...] Read More