Eat your sun protection

As we slather on our SPF creams, did you know certain foods that contain Phytochemicals and antioxidants can actually boost your body’s ability to protect itself against sun damage? Read on to learn more. TOMATOES Lycopene, the antioxidant in tomatoes, has been found to reduce sensitivity to sunburn. Drinking tomato juice or taking 10 milligramsRead more about Eat your sun protection[...] Read More

The Edit: Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

We hear about the amazing properties of natural apple cider vinegar – from being an antiseptic to curing acne, diabetes, and even helping with weight loss. But what doesscience say? Let’s find out. Blood Sugar One of the studies from the “Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism Journal” has shown that apple cider vinegar (ACV) mayRead more about The Edit: Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar[...] Read More

Healthy Eating for Children Fasting in Ramadan

Preparing special fried foods or sugary goodies for Iftar for children who are fasting is quite common. Yet it is imperative that parents choose healthy food for their children for all their meals during Ramadan to ensure their daily nutritional requirements are fulfilled in the Suhoor and the Iftar meals. Suhoor Suggestions • An idealRead more about Healthy Eating for Children Fasting in Ramadan[...] Read More

Five foods that will keep you full for longer

Whether we admit it or not, many of us feel gnawing pangs of hunger as we fast throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Try including some of the following foods in your Suhoor meal to stay full for longer. Flax Seeds Flax seeds are rich in both protein and healthy omega-3 acids, not to mentionRead more about Five foods that will keep you full for longer[...] Read More

Is eating out too much ruining your diet ?

Is eating out too much ruining your diet ? Dubai has an endless list of cafes, eateries, fine-dining options, and even street food vendors almost everywhere you go. Add to this, the iconic Friday brunches loaded with treats and the convenience of home delivery of all kinds of food makes overeating very easy for anyone. To maintain your diet and still enjoy dining out,Read more about Is eating out too much ruining your diet ?[...] Read More


With the recent weather change in UAE, many of us will invariably suffer from cold or even flu-like symptoms which can leave us feeling miserable. HEALTH presents five natural remedies to alleviate your symptoms. Ginger An easy way to soothe a sore throat, freshly grated ginger in a tea can clear congestion, decrease inflammation, andRead more about NATURE’S WAY OF GETTING RID OF A COLD[...] Read More


Advances in skincare creams and treatments as well as a focus on lifestyle modification have kept many of us looking younger than we really are. The exception is the belly area which just doesn’t seem to budge no matter what. HEALTH reveals the top ways to get rid of visceral fat. SELECT LOW GLYCEMIC, leanRead more about BELLY FAT IN MID AGE[...] Read More

The Sneaky Sugars Lurking in Your Child’s Diet

The sugar debate is never ending, but one sure fact is that our children are getting fatter and juvenile diabetes is on the rise. Could sugar be one of the leading culprits in this equation? HEALTH investigates. The following are simply sugar as labeled on food items Barley malt Brown sugar Corn syrup and cornRead more about The Sneaky Sugars Lurking in Your Child’s Diet[...] Read More

Understanding the Pain in Your Stomach

Here are four health problems related to your stomach and how to best treat them. 1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms: Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. For many people with IBS, the stomach is happiest when it is empty. Triggers: Gas or pressure in your intestine triggered by certain foods, medication, orRead more about Understanding the Pain in Your Stomach[...] Read More