Archive for Food


Not all Bread is the Same

Bread has gotten a bad rap because eating carbohydrate-containing foods such as bread, temporarily raises blood sugar and insulin levels. People eating large amounts of foods with high glycemic indices have been reported to be at increased risk of type 2-diabetes. But not all bread


Is Your Diet Affecting Your Skin?

Psoriasis, with its accompanying pain, soreness, itching and even burning, can often become unbearable. The good news is that low energy diets and vegetarian diets have helped psoriasis symptoms in some studies and diets supplemented with fish oil (or cod liver oil) have also shown


Mexican Food That Hits the Right Spot

Far from the Tex-Mex food most of us are accustomed to eating in Dubai, La Tablita serves up real, true authentic Mexican food. And with the soothing sounds of Spanish music in the background and Mexican graphic art on the walls, it felt like we


Are Your Hormones Killing Your Diet?

Do you find yourself eating healthy and balanced meals all month, until that time of the month comes and you can’t say no to donuts and cheesecake? The reality is that even with the willpower of steel, when PMS sets in, even the strongest may give in


Less Carbs with a Bit of Fat

Carbohydrates form an essential part of a balanced diet. They contain numerous vitamins and minerals and supply a healthy amount of fiber. However, they can have negative effects when had in excess and one is the predisposition to heart disease. Excess unburned carbohydrates are stored


Which Diet Works For You?

The diet industry is filled with big promises for weight loss with trending plans ranging from gluten-free to intermittent fasting to juice cleanses and the list goes on… Let’s find out which diet can work best. Customized Diet Plans: Back to Basics This is not


Why You Need to Add Cayenne Pepper to Your Food

Adding cayenne pepper to your diet can boost your wellbeing with a host of health benefits. A moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes; cayenne pepper is both a spicy food additive and natural medicinal supplement derived from the red pepper– capsicum annuum. The active ingredient in cayenne is capsaicin, which


Why is Breakfast Essential?

A healthy breakfast should provide calories in the range of 20 percent to 35 percent of your guideline daily allowance and skipping breakfast could lead to overeating throughout the day due to an energy level drop. When we skip breakfast, we start feeling our energy levels drop throughout the day and will generally turn


Which Habits to Avoid Immediately After a Meal?

Smoking: It causes bloating and it is often said that smoking after a meal is equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes; no matter how correct that is, it’s best to avoid this habit. The digestive system works on the whole body, and nicotine binds with oxygen


5 Surprising Mood Boosting Foods

Resist the urge to grab a bar of chocolate or a donut when you feel low. Instead, try one of these good-for-you mood boosting foods.  Spinach Researchers have discovered that spinach has high levels of folic acid and magnesium, and both of these nutrients are directly linked to