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The Low FODMAP Diet: Keep stomach problems at bay!

Being a sufferer of severe IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) & food intolerance, you do come to realise how important watching your diet is. Surprisingly, a very large number of patients come in to my clinic complaining of the same thing – severe bloating after meals, gas &

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News Alert: Could Sugar be just as bad as Alcohol & Tobacco?

The talk about sugar (mainly talking about High Fructose Corn Syrup) has been on the radar for quite sometime. And it doesn’t look good! Now, I have come across a recent article published in Nature and I would like to share it with everyone in order to

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Eating Disorders: Under the Radar & Under-diagnosed

How often do you compare yourself to others in terms of appearance and weight? How often does the talk of weight come up in a conversation? How often have you tried to lose weight striving to look better rather than feel and be healthy? We have become

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Diet Myths Uncovered

We’ve heard them all! The Dos & Don’ts of weight management & healthy eating but what is fact & false?  The nutrition misinformation out there is endless and misleading which often leads to unnecessary restrictions & nutritional imbalances.  Common myths are usually created out of incorrect conclusions

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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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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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** 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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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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World Cup Munchies!

 Yes, it’s finally world cup frenzy! It is that time of year where we breathe, eat and drink football aka the time where crisps, beer, chicken wings and you name it are always on the menu! And I must admit, even for a dietitian, that menu can

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Camel Milk, a Neglected Health Food On Our Shelves?

How many of you have come across a carton of camel milk at the store and actually gave it a go? Personally, I haven’t. I think it is more of a psychological thing where I just cannot get myself to drink milk from a camel! As soon

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