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Improve Your Child’s Behavior with Food

childs-behavior-with-food Good for the Brain Foods According to health and nutrition expert Patrick Holford, the brain is 60 percent fat, therefore, children who eat good fats–from raw nuts, seeds, and oily fish–double their chances of high academic performance. Children who eat damaged fats–in fried food and takeaways–are reportedly often badly behaved and also, perform badly atRead more about Improve Your Child’s Behavior with Food[...] Read More

Nurturing a Positive Body – Image in your Teen

health-optimised-529 With Instagram filters and photo shopping images seemingly the way forward, the self-esteem of even the most self-confident teenager can take a beating. HEALTH discusses body image in teens with Counselling Psychologist Reem Shaheen. Today’s Teens According to Reem, teenagers today are exposed to articles and images that suggest what their bodies are supposed toRead more about Nurturing a Positive Body – Image in your Teen[...] Read More

MEDICAL TOURISM INSIGHTS

health-optimised-509 HEALTH meets with Dr. Layla Mohamed Al Marzouqi, Director, The Medical Tourism Council, Dubai, UAE, to learn more about the Dubai government’s latest initiatives in promoting Dubai as a key medical tourism hub. MEDICAL TOURISM PLANS “We have a long-term target we want to reach by 2020 where we obtain half a million medical touristsRead more about MEDICAL TOURISM INSIGHTS[...] Read More

LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

sclerosis With 2.5 million known Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients world-wide, approximately 55 in every 100,000 people in UAE live with the condition. The ratio, however, is increasing. HEALTH speaks to Mahmood El Belushi, Certified Trainer and Life Coach living with MS, about how a positive outlook can boost wellbeing. DEFINED Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a diseaseRead more about LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS[...] Read More

10 Conditions Magnesium Can Relieve And The Top 5 Herbal Sources

10 Conditions Magnesium Can Relieve And The Top 5 Herbal Sources Nutrient deficiencies cause various health issues, and apparently, we become completely aware of their importance when we experience them. Magnesium is extremely important for our body as it sustains life, and supports the function of all body organs, but numerous people are deficient of it. It helps the production of enzymes and energy and regulatesRead more about 10 Conditions Magnesium Can Relieve And The Top 5 Herbal Sources[...] Read More

Heart attacks in women—female-specific risks, signs, symptoms and treatments

Heart attacks in women—female-specific risks, signs, symptoms and treatments Heart disease is more than a serious health issue, it is the number-one cause of death in both women and men: roughly 600,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year. But because women have longer life expectancy than men, they constitute a larger proportion of the elderly population in which the likelihoodRead more about Heart attacks in women—female-specific risks, signs, symptoms and treatments[...] Read More

Stop gum disease in its early stages with these 5 simple home remedies

Stop gum disease in its early stages with these 5 simple home remedies Most people will experience some level of gum disease during their lifetime. It is a precursor to other dental issues, including cavities. The first indication of gum disease is the receding of your gums. As your gums recede, there is room between your gums and your teeth for bacteria to grow. The bacteria can damageRead more about Stop gum disease in its early stages with these 5 simple home remedies[...] Read More

Don’t give in to the after lunch slump

Don’t give in to the after lunch slump With working hours increasing, HEALTH discovers that making the right food choices is vital in maintaining optimal performance as well as emotional and mental balance throughout the rest of the day. Load up on fresh fruit They’re easy to source and easy to carry with you. Fruit is packed with the essential water, fiber, and with natural sugars that will keep your blood sugar levels steady. Blueberries help you focus,Read more about Don’t give in to the after lunch slump[...] Read More

Home Space

Home Space Windows and how we dress them can play a major role in the overall look and feel of a room. HEALTH meets Nahel Selo, Creative Director at Sedar Global to find out more about the latest trends in window dressings. Key trends in Dubai  – “We’re looking at outlining simplicity and minimalism. We’ve noticed more people are leaning towards this style; the lesser, the better.” Elements to look for when dressing our windowsRead more about Home Space[...] Read More

Shift your mood with these 5 foods

Shift your mood with these 5 foods Certain foods can have an impact on how we feel and knowing which specific foods these are can help us understand our emotions; as HEALTH finds out. Oatmeal Oatmeal, explains Vijay Ramburuth, Nutritionist and Business Development Consultant (MENA) at Catapult Sports / Executive Director and Owner at VR8 Sports, is a mood booster as this contains high amounts of soluble fiber which has been proven to lower blood sugar levels.Read more about Shift your mood with these 5 foods[...] Read More