Ruya, located at the fashionable Grosvenor House in the Dubai Marina, juxtaposes Anatolian food with contemporary innovation to serve up a Friday brunch in a fine dining setting that exudes understated sophistication. A very modern and expansive interior with live entertainment, Ruya has a designated cold portions section with a carefully curated assortment of everythingRead more about RUYA…. TURKISH FOOD WITH A MODERN TWIST[...] Read More


Infusing her healthy food vibes at the recent Dubai Food Festival, British cooking sensation Ella Mills, better known as ‘Deliciously Ella’, spoke to HEALTH about her culinary journey. HEALING WITH FOOD “I had suffered from Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, also known as PoTS and therefore, radically altered my diet to alleviate some of the symptoms. ToRead more about COOKING THE NATURAL WAY[...] Read More

Detox the Natural Way

Let’s face it; after a heavy holiday meal, we usually feel sluggish and tired. To help with this, HEALTH reveals some of the best natural foods that can help kick start your system into cleansing itself for optimal wellbeing. Lemon Water A warm cup of lemon and honey water on an empty stomach every earlyRead more about Detox the Natural Way[...] Read More


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

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

Aimless Eating… Why We Do It

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

The Blood Group Diet

Amongst the many healthy eating programs out there, there is one That looks at specific blood groups and accordingly, prescribes a way Of eating for life. Health investigates the blood group diet and what Makes it unique from other diets out there. The Concept The Founder of The Blood Group Diet Peter D‘Ablo, a naturist by profession, noticed the link betweenRead more about The Blood Group Diet[...] Read More

The Facts About Organic

From vegetables to meat, these days, organic foods are definitely a great option for anyone wanting to stay healthy. Yet, the flip side is organic foods can be expensive and sometimes hard to find. To clear the confusion, HEALTH speaks with Nils Accad, Founder of The Organic Foods and Café, who lays down the facts about organic foods. WhyRead more about The Facts About Organic[...] Read More

A to Z of health THIS MONTH

MACADAMIA NUTS Packed with nutrients, macadamia nuts are loaded with healthy fats which help maintain optimal heart health. High in monounsaturated fatty acids, these help lower cholesterol levels and triglycerides, a type of body fat. They also include important minerals and vitamins such as manganese, folate, protein, and healthy fats, in addition to vitamins ARead more about A to Z of health THIS MONTH[...] Read More

A Juicy, Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins

A Juicy, Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins While kids want great taste, you want to give them the vitamins, minerals and fiber their growing bodies need. Serve watermelon and you can both be happy. Watermelon is a fun, nutritious way to make sure active kids don’t get dehydrated; it’s 92 percent water. A two-cup serving of watermelon is an excellent source ofRead more about A Juicy, Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins[...] Read More