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The skinny on sugar! How Safe are Artificial Sweeteners?
The skinny on sugar! How Safe are Artificial Sweeteners?

With added sugar being one of the top ingredients to avoid in our daily diet, it has become somewhat of an essential need for us to find a sugar substitute in order to please our taste buds, because, we all know that taste comes first!

Super Foods to Fight Cancer

Super Foods to Fight Cancer

Awareness about health and well-being has been increasing over the course of the years. Individuals’ expectations of health and long-life have also become greater.[..Read More ..]

Sometimes we all need a little detox!

Sometimes we all need a little detox!

“ I need a vacation after the vacation”! How many of you can identify with this sentence? Ah summer… so good to take time off, unwind, recharge, connect with family and friends, and explore new cultures and destinations.[..Read More ..]

Simple & Healthy School Snacks

Simple & Healthy School Snacks

Getting back to the school routine also means getting ready to prepare your kids daily lunchbox. Snacks often take a big part of a child’s diet and so it is important to keep a list of healthy ideas to get them used to healthy eating, especially at school since they often take regular breaks, and this is when a nutritious snack should come handy.[..Read More ..]

Back to school essentials-Your guide to keeping your kids healthy

Back to school essentials-Your guide to keeping your kids healthy

As we move on to a fresh new school year, getting your kids back to the daily school routine is a mission after a long summer break .Apart from that, moms surely know how excited kids get about buying new stationery supplies, school bags and uniforms.[..Read More ..]

Breastfeeding is Best

Breastfeeding is Best

August 1-7 of each year celebrates World’s Breastfeeding week to establish good breastfeeding culture and give support for breastfeeding mothers everywhere, and improve the health of babies.The World’s health organization (WHO) and the American academy of Pediatrics (AAP) both recommend exclusive breastfeeding [..Read More ..]

Healthy & Refreshing summer drinks under 200 calories

Healthy & Refreshing summer drinks under 200 calories

With summer around the corner, quenching our thirst with smoothies, mocktails, soda and juices is what our body asks for. However, are we ever sure of how healthy our drinks are? Despite having fruits, honey and many ingredients that are known to be nutritious in smoothies, it's very easy to pack more than 500 calories per smoothie [..Read More ..]

Rumi’s happy bowl and the busy person’s go to guide on building the perfect lunch bowl

Rumi’s happy bowl and the busy person’s go to guide on building the perfect lunch bowl

For too many of us, lunch is typically quick and not very healthy and we find ourselves settling for boring and redundant options because we just don’t have time to think or get creative. So if spending hours in the kitchen is not your thing, our guide on how to build the perfect lunch bowl will keep you very healthy and happy this summer![..Read More ..]

National Childhood obesity Week- Top 10 tips for creating a healthy future kids generation

National Childhood obesity Week- Top 10 tips for creating a healthy future kids generation

With the rising levels of Obesity amongst children, it is certain that a plan of action should be set in order to control the numbers. [..Read More ..]

A month’s healthy eats to help you fit into your swimming suit

A month’s healthy eats to help you fit into your swimming suit

It is this time of the year again…summer is almost here and everyone is getting ready to fit into their favorite swim suit!One should be able to set realistic and achievable goals. There is no “magic foods” that will make us lose the extra pounds we have accumulated throughout the year. However, the formula is straight-forward: following a healthy lifestyle that includes both healthy eating and physical activity is key! [..Read More ..]

Ramadan Healthy snacks

Ramadan Healthy snacks

With Ramadan being our favorite holy month of the year it is a great opportunity to cleanse our body and enhance its wellness when seized in the right way. In addition, there are plenty of studies nowadays that emphasize the various health benefits of fasting on blood sugar and cholesterol level.[..Read More ..]

Working out in Ramadan: What you need to know!

Working out in Ramadan: What you need to know!

Exercise during Ramadan is essential to maintain muscle mass especially after long hours of fasting. However, the most debatable aspect about working out is whether it should be done before or after Iftar. We will answer commonly asked questions about the timing and duration of exercise during the holy month. [..Read More ..]

Healthy Fasting During Ramadan

Healthy Fasting During Ramadan

Fasting for more than 15 hours during the holy month might prove to be a bit of a challenge when it comes to managing our dietary patterns & lifestyle. [..Read More ..]

Ramadan Fasting Myths Debunked

Ramadan Fasting Myths Debunked

There seems to be an overload of information about fasting and its impact on one’s state of health, especially now that the holy month of Ramadan is once again upon us. We often hear about the dos and don’ts of surviving a fast, as well as the many other claims of how fasting affects the human body.[..Read More ..]

Zucchini and Coconut Soup

Zucchini and Coconut Soup

Serves 1 Time : 20 min Ingredients : Quantity Green Zucchini (Shredded) Half piece Garlic 1 clove [..Read More ..]

Top 5 reasons to include spirulina powder in your diet

Top 5 reasons to include spirulina powder in your diet

Green powders are the latest nutrition craze and for a good reason. They have superfood properties and they help you to naturally detox and cleanse the body, thus enhancing overall wellness.[..Read More ..]

Fad diets and why you shouldn’t follow them

Fad diets and why you shouldn’t follow them

As a dietitian, I’m always asked about recommendations for fast weight loss. People hear about fad diets everywhere, from TV, radio, social media or celebrities and are eager to try the next hot diet. [..Read More ..]

Stay cool this summer

Stay cool this summer

With summer being just around the corner, it is that time of year again when we all get ready to soak up the sun and enjoy outdoor activities such as surfing, swimming and beach volleyball. [..Read More ..]

Tips for Controlling Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Tips for Controlling Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a term given to a set of symptoms produced in the Gastro-Intestinal tract as a response to stress, certain foods, some bacteria or overactive muscles. The most common symptoms can be diarrhea, constipation, bloating, or spasms causing abdominal pain and /or distention[..Read More ..]

Addressing Emotional Eating for Permanent Weight Loss

Addressing Emotional Eating for Permanent Weight Loss

Emotional eating or stress eating is using food to feel better - eating to fill emotional needs, rather than to fill the stomach. When eating is the primary emotional coping mechanism, and when the first impulse is to open the refrigerator whenever stressed, [..Read More ..]

Top Foods to Include in your Diet to Make You Happy!

Top Foods to Include in your Diet to Make You Happy!

World Health Day is celebrated annually on the 7th of April to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO). Each year focuses on a specific theme with campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness[..Read More ..]

Eating Habits Start in the Womb

Eating Habits Start in the Womb

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing experiences any woman can have. Her love and care for her unborn child starts the moment she gets a positive pregnancy test result. That is why paying attention to our health is essential during the 40 weeks of this beautiful journey.[..Read More ..]

Tips for Emotional Eating

Tips for Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is when you reach for food to fill an emotional void and get instant gratification. Food becomes your solution for coping with stress, anger, anxiety or sadness. You end up adding extra calories to your daily routine and therefore weight gain and hinder any progress in maintaining health, and make you enter a vicious circle of over indulgence and guilt. [..Read More ..]

Marketing in the F&B World: 5 essential steps to build your brand

Marketing in the F&B World: 5 essential steps to build your brand

In a highly competitive market, how do you ensure your brand is heard, viewed, and recognized? How do you achieve top-of-mind awareness and maintain this position? [..Read More ..]

Why I love being a mom-preneur

Why I love being a mom-preneur

Entrepreneurship used to be a man’s domain, but there’s no denying the fact that women have also successfully created their mark in the same landscape. [..Read More ..]

Fit in Body, Fit in Mind! Fun Activities to Boost your Kids Fitness!

Fit in Body, Fit in Mind! Fun Activities to Boost your Kids Fitness!

Healthy kids = Healthy generation. While it is a phrase that is often said, heard and repeated, we can’t help but emphasize its importance, since many studies tackle the influence of children’s surrounding and environment in shaping their health.[..Read More ..]

Top Cancer Fighting Foods to Include in your Diet

Top Cancer Fighting Foods to Include in your Diet

Matcha powder in that smoothie. Green juicing for breakfast. Goji berries in morning bowls. There certainly is a reason why anti-oxidants are taking the modern spotlight![..Read More ..]

Lemon Heart Recipe

Lemon Heart Recipe

For the occasion of Valentine’s Day & the month of February which is Heart Month, we will reveal the secret of making homemade & guilt-free lemon hearts![..Read More ..]

Can You Get Enough Proteins on a Vegetarian Diet?

Can You Get Enough Proteins on a Vegetarian Diet?

So what’s the fuss about proteins? They are involved in many important structural reactions in our body, such as the production of certain hormones and enzymes, and of course, for building and repair of body tissues – including muscles – thus the fascination of body builders with them! But do we need them in such large quantities?[..Read More ..]

My Favorite Fitness classes in Dubai – by Riham Shamseddine

My Favorite Fitness classes in Dubai – by Riham Shamseddine

Being a working mom for a 2-year-old little girl has never been easy. With all the work load and motherhood calling, incorporating downtime and taking breaks into my days were necessary. [..Read More ..]

Red Thai Chicken Curry Recipe

Red Thai Chicken Curry Recipe

(For 1 person) 450 KcalIngredients:90 G CHICKEN BREAST (RAW) 70 G BROWN BASMATI RICE [..Read More ..]

Top Tips to Get Moving when You are out of Time! – By Danya Nasser

Top Tips to Get Moving when You are out of Time! – By Danya Nasser

With good food being one of the pleasures of life, we cannot deny that balancing out your daily nutritional intake and physical activity is key to smart and healthy living.[..Read More ..]

How to Make Meals Available at all Times – By Zeina Soueidan

How to Make Meals Available at all Times – By Zeina Soueidan

How many of you get home after work, wander around the kitchen, then open the fridge and close it again, then do the same for the kitchen cupboards and pantry and then say to self “we have nothing to eat!” [..Read More ..]

Carbohydrates: Food Myth Busted – by Riham Shamseddine

Carbohydrates: Food Myth Busted – by Riham Shamseddine

Losing or maintaining our body weight might be a challenge for many, especially if we suffer from a certain medical condition that is getting in our way.[..Read More ..]

Post Holidays Cleansing Tips - By Danya Nasser

Post Holidays Cleansing Tips - By Danya Nasser

An extra serving of cheese cake, morning toffee nut latte, or burgers with medium size fries, each of these festive splurges add up to our post holiday weigh in when we come to look at the scale with an eye closed.[..Read More ..]

5 ways to kick start your New Year’s resolutions – By Zeina Soueidan

5 ways to kick start your New Year’s resolutions – By Zeina Soueidan

Have you started a New Year’s resolution only to give up on it a week or two later? If your answer is YES, then you are certainly not alone! This post is about setting the stepping stones to your success in accomplishing your goals.[..Read More ..]

Christmas Turkey with Kale Choucroute Recipe

Christmas Turkey with Kale Choucroute Recipe

(For 10 people)Ingredients:FOR TURKEY: • 4 kg organic turkey • Vegetable oil • Salt [..Read More ..]

Tips for healthy ageing and natural skincare remedies – by Riham Shamseddine

Tips for healthy ageing and natural skincare remedies – by Riham Shamseddine

Awareness about health and well-being has been increasing over the course of the years. Individuals’ expectations of health and long-life have also become greater.[..Read More ..]

Your guide to Diabetes

Your guide to Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin levels or cannot efficiently use the insulin produced, which leads to elevated blood sugar levels.[..Read More ..]

Healthy Food SWAPS for the Festive Season

Healthy Food SWAPS for the Festive Season

It’s that time of year again where there’s a dinner or party invitation every other day! While this is no time to go on a diet, making simple swaps as you enjoy all the festivities will help you stay healthy too.[..Read More ..]

World Heart Day

World Heart Day

29 September is World Heart Day where the World Heart Federation increases awareness about cardiovascular disease.[..Read More ..]

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from August 1-August 7 all around the world to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies globally.[..Read More ..]