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Food & Mood: Is there a Connection?

Food & Mood: Is there a Connection? Over the past few years, scientific research has explored the link between food and mental health giving us more insight on how certain foods can affect our mood. More studies are now showing a link between diet & mental health

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Nutrition on the Go: How to Keep Your Engine Running!

Leading a busy and hectic life definitely takes its toll on your body. Now, most of us do know the reasons behind our lack of energy where our bodies are almost at a state of breaking down. Fatigue and lack of energy can definitely be traced back to

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Weight Loss Pills..Think again!

So you have probably thought about them and might have even tried a few. Weight loss pills with promising ‘ fat burning, metabolism boosting’ effects. This is my 2nd year working in the UAE and to see how easy it is to get hold of some dangerous

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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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