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Protect Your Heart: Plan and Cook Heart Healthy Meals

Through my experience, I have noticed that many tend to think that eating heart-healthy meals is only applicable to those who have a medical concern like hypertension, high blood cholesterol levels, high blood triglyceride levels, or diabetes. It is easier to indulge in processed and commercial food, and eating “Healthy” is usually perceived as “dieting” and eating food that are tasteless and not really satisfying. But as I mentioned in my previous...

Protect Your Heart: Choose Healthy Fats

THE FEAR OF FAT: Many people believe the simplistic equation: “eat fat = get fat + increase risks of having heart diseases”. Many of my patients, who were constantly on a low fat diet, didn’t understand why, despite this restrictive diet, their waist lines over the years thickened and they felt constantly hungry and practically never satisfied by meals. The reason behind it is that fat is highly satiating. Dieters’ obsession with...

Protect Your Heart: Make Smart Food Choices

The World Heart Month is here! It is a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Heart Disease is the number one cause of death worldwide accounting for 31% of the total deaths worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In the UAE, heart diseases has become the top cause of deaths in the past 2 years, stated...

Eye Doctor Visitation Checklist

Your sight is of vital importance to your well-being and thus must always be looked after and cared for. Most doctors suggest a comprehensive eye exam be conducted every two years. This varies depending on your age, any prior conditions you may have and your family medical history. It is also necessary to have an eye doctor preparation list and know who you are visiting as there are three types of...

How to lose weight while working

The 21st century has witnessed some of the biggest changes to human civilization ever in its history. From the computers to the internet, one of the most visible results from our advances in technology is the sharp rise in desk jobs and office work. The numbers of people sitting at a desk and working away on a laptop are so high that medical issues have begun to arise as symptoms of...

Looking for the right Dermatology Clinic in Jumeirah? Look no further.

Dubai has, in recent years, experienced an immense growth in its economy, infrastructure and population. In a mere decade, the city has risen from relative obscurity to a global market player. Markets have grown and the needs and demands of the economy have grown with it. Alongside this exponential growth is the rise in medical services, treatments, facilities and personnel in Dubai. This rise is especially noticeable in and around Jumeirah....

What is Food Intolerance?

Food intolerance have become an epidemic around the globe with the global diet consisting more additives, processed, salty, sugary and fatty foods than ever before. Large portions of the populations in developed nations suffer from food intolerances. Dubai is no different and has many citizens who suffer from one kind of food intolerance or another. There are plenty of food intolerance tests in Dubai that offer to inform and educate you...