The word is out— Reyna Rupani, head of Sharan Mumbai reveals that veganism is marking its presence everywhere—with new food products hitting the market, celebrities sharing their vegan journeys, meat and dairy companies switching to plant based alternatives, and plant-based restaurants sprouting up everywhere. Here is just some of the reasons people are going vegan.Read more about 2019 IS THE YEAR OF VEGANISM[...] 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

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

The Right Way to Talk to Your Children

Communication is not only an expression of words or gestures, but is listening and paying attention to each other in an active and positive way, as well as sharing meals and playful interaction. But what should not be communicated to your children? HEALTH investigates. Why It Matters Whether it happens around the dinner table orRead more about The Right Way to Talk to Your Children[...] Read More

Celebrating Global Gastronomy

Many seasoned home chefs enjoy whipping up out-of-the-box meals that include iconic seasonings and dishes from all over the world. Read on to understand local delicacies and their often-surprising land of origin. Delectably Scottish – Chicken Tikka Masala While Chicken Tikka Masala intuitively appears to be from the Indian subcontinent, Glasgow has been laying claimRead more about Celebrating Global Gastronomy[...] Read More

Can You Stall Aging with Hormones?

From eating healthier to exercising and even turning to expensive cosmetic treatments—as we age, most of us do whatever we can to slow down the process. Yet Dr. Hugo C. Verhoeven, a worldwide recognized antiaging expert reveals that it is actually hormones that play a huge role in the anti-aging processes. Four Aspects of AgingRead more about Can You Stall Aging with Hormones?[...] Read More

Ask the Experts

From pediatric questions to general medical queries, our panel of experts is here to answer your questions…. PLANTAR FASCIITIS The question: I have recently developed plantar fasciitis for which I am taking medication. Is there anything else I can do to alleviate the pain? Cristina Craciun, Senior Physiotherapist responds, “Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation ofRead more about Ask the Experts[...] Read More

Is there a path to end the Autism Epidemic?

Between the ongoing debate about the possible link between autism and vaccinations, J.B. Handley, the father of a child with autism and Author of the book ‘How to End the Autism Epidemic’, suggests a promising middle-ground solution for this growing epidemic. TWO SIDES OF THE DEBATE On one side of the debate are parents whoRead more about Is there a path to end the Autism Epidemic?[...] Read More

Your heart healthy checklist

☑ From lifestyle and exercise to the foods we eat, we all aspire to maintain optimal cardiovascular health. Use our checklist to help. ☑ Seek out early medical consultation if you suffer from any problems related to your heart or if you have pre-existing hereditary heart conditions already. ☑ Focus on eating foods which includeRead more about Your heart healthy checklist[...] Read More

Simple habits to help boost your self-confidence

Simple steps that you can do easily on a daily basis can actually help you improve your life greatly, as HEALTH finds out. Visualization: Choose a quiet time and place at home where you can spend just five minutes uninterrupted and do nothing but focus on your goals, what you want to achieve in yourRead more about Simple habits to help boost your self-confidence[...] Read More