Did you know that feeding your body with certain foods can help boost your immune system? And to make it even better, these immune-boosting foods are not exotic, meaning you don’t have to travel through snow, ice and ivory castles to get to them. They are everyday foods that you can easily find at your local grocery store; and might I add, not that hard on the pocket. The nice folks at Fitness First have partnered with Pura to bring us the best everyday immune-boosting foods to keep our bodies well protected.
Losing weight, exercising regularly, following a healthy diet and stopping with the liquid calories are just some of the many resolutions we make every year, and we have a feeling 2018 will be no different. Interesting enough, most of the new-year resolutions always relate to health and diet. That’s why we have Dr. Anita Das Gupta, Clinical Dietitian at Burjeel Hospital, share with us some of the health tips you can follow come 2018 after the party is over. Not only will these health tips help you maintain a balanced and a healthy lifestyle they will also assist you in achieving a happy and a healthy 2018.
A new year gives most of us another chance to get it right (though a little older and wiser), and marks a new beginning for others, like starting a better lifestyle and following a healthier route. And where the world is moving towards a new order of people having a healthy and balanced routine, most look to the Swiss (I thought Mediterranean, but let’s stick with the Swiss for now) for their healthy retreats and quality of life approach, not to mention their tantalizing food offerings. With 2018 just around the corner, I had Chef Dominique Gauthier, of the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Chat Botté at Beau-Rivage Geneva, share with us his tips on how to be mindful with food, yet creating indulgent and healthy dishes in the kitchen.
UAE might be the only place where when the mercury dips the swimsuits come out and pools and beaches become flooded. After the endless scorching summer months and hours spent inside malls, snacking at the cinemas and binge-watching TV series, it is safe to say most of us have noticed that a couple of our clothes have become a little tight along the edges. But worry not because the weight loss expert from Kcal Extra is here to share some weight loss tips which will get you back in shape in no time.
Sometimes we have that stubborn belly pouch that just refuses to go away regardless what you do. Yes, you can opt for liposuction or liposculpture to get rid of the fat cells for good but there are people who’d rather take the longer route. The best news is that there are certain foods that can easily help you burn belly fat if incorporated into your diet. I (with the help of a certain nutritionist) have put together a list of some easily available superfoods that can burn belly fat better than others.
For most people, especially health-conscious folks like yours truly, having a tasty meal is not enough. The specific meal must have the right mix of ingredients with the proper nutritional value which makes it more satisfying (not unless it’s a cheat day). And finding an eatery that serves this perfect combination can be quite tricky, if you are not up to doing the cooking yourself. Lucky for you, there’s a new healthy dining destination – Sesame Restaurant – that’s serving dishes which combine nutritious ingredients with delicious flavors.
A lot of folks including celebrities (and yours truly) drink lemon water first thing in the morning. I know you have heard this maybe hundreds of times, but still, it would never hurt to hear about it one more time. This is because lemon water benefits are countless, and if you develop this routine and a love for lemon water, sooner or later you’ll be reaping these benefits just like I do.
I guess I’m right when I say that nobody wants thinning brittle hair or worse, losing your precious hair. Apart from hair loss treatments, hair growth conditioners and shampoos, and supplements, eating right would be the next best thing to kick hair loss to the curb and grow a healthy mane. Your everyday diet plays a big role in the health of your hair, and there are some amazing hair growth foods you should include in your diet if you want that luscious head of hair.