Food Fortification Addresses Vitamin D Deficiency in the Region

In the UAE specifically, fortifying foods with vitamin D is helping to curb a plethora of ailments, from neurogenerative diseases and cardiovascular disorders to pregnancy-related disorders and autoimmune diseases. Andreas Bluethner, Director Food-Fortification, BASF tells how food fortification can reduce vitamin and mineral deficiency for at-risk individuals. Reasons to fortify even healthy foods Although vitaminRead more about Food Fortification Addresses Vitamin D Deficiency in the Region[...] Read More

Why We Need to Talk about Fiber

Surprisingly, for a nutrient that can help us manage our weight, have a healthy heart, and even lower the risk of certain cancers, we frequently overlook fiber in our diets. In fact, fiber is a much needed ingredient to boost our health quotient, tells Dr. Ieva Laurie, Principal Nutrition Scientist, Tate & Lyle. Here’s why.Read more about Why We Need to Talk about Fiber[...] Read More

Get to Know Chef and Food Writer Joudie Kalla

With a mission for Palestinian and Middle Eastern food to be viewed in the same league as Italian and French cuisines, Chef and Food Writer Joudie Kalla’s first book ‘Palestine On a Plate’ became an instant hit with critics, charting on The New York Times bestselling list. Her latest book ‘Baladi’ takes the reader onRead more about Get to Know Chef and Food Writer Joudie Kalla[...] Read More

Innovating the Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic (Keto) diet is a huge buzzword in the health world these days and undoubtedly, it has enabled people to lose weight effectively and safely. However, Weight Loss Coach Alexia Bjarkan explains that combining the Keto diet with ice baths is an even better way to shed the excess kilos safely. The Keto DietRead more about Innovating the Ketogenic Diet[...] Read More

Are you Obese? It may be a good time to check your thyroid levels

Surprisingly, as many as 10 percent of women may have some degree of thyroid hormone deficiency and in fact, hypothyroidism is more common than you would believe. The problem is that millions of people are currently hypothyroid and are not even aware of it. HEALTH speaks to Dr. Faraz Farishta, Consultant Endocrinologist at Thumbay HospitalRead more about Are you Obese? It may be a good time to check your thyroid levels[...] Read More

The right kind of diet to treat arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and the two most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis  (RA). While it can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes, as well as exercise, Dr. Humeira Badsha, Consultant Rheumatologist and Board Member at Middle East Arthritis Foundation reveals there are also many foods that can easeRead more about The right kind of diet to treat arthritis[...] Read More

Six tweaks in your diet to help kick-start your weight loss goals

Reaching your weight loss goals is usually never easy, but with a few minor tweaks in your lifestyle, it could be much easier. HEALTH takes a closer look. Eat dinner early Make it a habit to eat your last meal of the day before 8 PM. This should also be your lightest meal of theRead more about Six tweaks in your diet to help kick-start your weight loss goals[...] Read More

Eating right in the fight against Breast Cancer

With Breast Cancer Awareness month approaching very soon, HEALTH reveals some foods that are high in nutritional value and known for their cancer fighting properties. Fiber Studies continue to confirm the link between eating fiber and a reduction in breast cancer risk. Researchers have found that both soluble and insoluble fiber reduce the risk ofRead more about Eating right in the fight against Breast Cancer[...] Read More

The ultimate seafood indulgence at crazy fish Dubai

Open since February 2018 in DIFC, Monte Carlo-born Crazy Fish Dubai is one of the only restaurants here that serves some of the freshest, wildly caught seafood from the Mediterranean Sea in a fine dining setting. Brought here by Flavio Briatore and headed by executive chef Franco Blois, this seafood haven offers a market-style iceRead more about The ultimate seafood indulgence at crazy fish Dubai[...] Read More

Cooling foods you should be eating this summer

To avoid feeling uncomfortable during the summer heat, include foods that naturally cool the body. Read on to learn more. Cooling Foods It is possible to reduce the effects of heat by eating “cooling foods” such as juicy fruits which include watermelon, cucumbers, apples, and leafy greens. Avoid or reduce items such as spicy orRead more about Cooling foods you should be eating this summer[...] Read More