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

Make that Lifestyle Change Today

Despite the belief that we are in a health conscious society, with super foods, and the latest diet trends, the UAE is currently facing an epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases. In 2017, the International Diabetes Federation stated the rate of diabetes in the UAE was at 15.6 percent, while the USA and UK prevalence rates wereRead more about Make that Lifestyle Change Today[...] 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

The Happiness Doctor

Dr. Smitha Prabhakar’s entire career journey is a testimony to the fact that one doesn’t need to confine oneself to any boundaries, where she has embraced change and evolved with every step she’s taken. Born in India, and lived in Mumbai and US, Dr. Smitha’s long tryst with wellness began around 23 years ago. HerRead more about The Happiness Doctor[...] Read More

Ask the Experts

From pediatric questions to general medical queries, our panel of experts is here to answer your questions…. OPEN PORES Question: I am a 34-year-old with fairly good skin that I take care of at home. Despite this, I have enlarged open pores. Is there a remedy for this? Olimpia Carmen Skin Care & Anti-Aging SpecialistRead more about Ask the Experts[...] Read More

Creating a Balanced Home Space for Optimal Wellness

Most of us have heard of Feng Shui to a certain extent, but how it can control the flow of energy created by nature to help us with our wellness quotient is something new. Read on as Feng Shui Wellness Designer Simone Osswald explains the basis of Feng Shui. The Qi Flow Qi is theRead more about Creating a Balanced Home Space for Optimal Wellness[...] Read More

Dental Implants Restore all Teeth Loss and Preserve Teeth and Facial Appearance

A dental implant is titanium screws that replace the roots of a missing or damaged tooth, which in its turn, is inserted into a prepared bony socket in the jaw and can be used to replace a single, several, or all teeth. Dr. Hussain, Founder and Specialist Prosthodontist and Oral Implantologist at Oris Dental CenterRead more about Dental Implants Restore all Teeth Loss and Preserve Teeth and Facial Appearance[...] Read More

Understanding Surgery; a One-on-One with Dr. Ritu Khare

A surgeon par excellence, Dr. Ritu Khare is a Consultant Surgeon practicing in the UAE for the last 15 years. She specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric surgery, and breast diseases. Here she highlights some exciting aspects about her field. What are some recent groundbreaking laparoscopic surgical techniques for cancer patients? “It isRead more about Understanding Surgery; a One-on-One with Dr. Ritu Khare[...] Read More

Living a Balanced Life… Hrishitaa Bhatt

From working with Shah Rukh Khan in the film Asoka to pairing up with Jimmy Shergill in Haasil, for Bollywood actress Hrishitaa Bhatt, leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle is vital. Here she waxes lyrical about how she stays in shape and why she believes health is our greatest wealth. Personal Fitness “I believe inRead more about Living a Balanced Life… Hrishitaa Bhatt[...] 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