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An Updated Post: Pick the Right Carbs: Carbohydrates & the Low GI Diet

We have called them “bad” “fattening” “the devil” and so on, but their true nutritional benefit has been jeopardised by popular myths and misinformation. Yes you can eat carbohydrates after 5 and No they are not fattening! Let us get the facts straight..  Carbohydrates are the best

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Tummy Dilemma: How to Manage Bloating & Gas!

Now, I am certain that a lot of you suffer from bloating, and feel quite “gassy” at times which can  be extremely uncomfortable.  A few common causes for such symptoms include constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or a certain food intolerance which you will need further investigations for.

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** Announcements** Cardiac Rehab Classes, Diabetes Group Education Classes, Paediatric Screening Clinic****

Dear Readers, The following group education classes apply for those living in Dubai as they take place at the City Hospital in Dubai Heatlhcare City. If you are interested in any of the following & for more information, please send an email to nutritionaz@gmail.com Diabetes Group Education

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Boost your Metabolism – 4 Simple ways to Get Your Metabolism Back in Action

The aim of my last post regarding metabolism was to debunk the top myths about how metabolism affects your weight loss and that no single food has magical fat burning powers or metabolism boosting effects. As I’ve mentioned previously, a large number of people blame their metabolism

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Foods that Boost Your Metabolism, Fact or Fiction?

So how many of you out there have heard about endless super foods that boost your metabolism to aid in weight loss? From green tea, to berries to grapefruit…Do they really work? Do they have these magical fat burning powers that would make every person’s life easier

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Loose the Extra Kgs You Gained During the Holiday Season!

The holiday season is definitely a time where over indulgence takes place. Dinner parties, drinking festivities and family reunions tend to fill up your diary for a few weeks and before you know it, your waist line has expanded and some unwanted weight gain has kept you

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Food Sabotage! How You Could Be Harming Your Diet…

Some common foods that we include in our diet on a daily basis could be causing more harm than good. Now, incorporating these foods is OK however, it all comes down to frequency and portion size. Here are a few common foods that may be sabotaging your

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**MESSAGE TO READERS**

Yes it has been a while since my last post and this is mainly due to lack of time and the chaos of my life! However, since I have become a regular writer in a new magazine called POSE,  I thought I would post all my latest

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Hypertension? Time to get your Blood Pressure down down down!

World Heart Day has passed and yes, haven’t I timed it well with posting nothing?! Being insanely busy does keep me away from writing but in a dietitian’s world, everyday is world heart day, world diabetes day, world obesity day, world cancer month and the list keeps going…so it’s never too

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**Announcement** Free Nutritional Assessment – 7th of October!

Free nutritional assessments (done by me) will be held on the 7th of  2010 at the City Hospital in Dubai (Dubai Healthcare City). The 30min session will give you a chance to discuss specific dietary issues whether it is weight loss, food intolerances, digestive issues or just simply healthy

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