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Forget About Reducing Weight in Ramadan

By Mohammed Abdul Jawad   When you have gladly welcomed the month of Ramadan, then willfully forget about dieting, weight control exercises or your worries concerning weight gain. No more checking your weight in pounds or kilograms…no more encircling the tape to measure your waist. It’s plain prescription whose gravity you will soon discover. Prior and after the Ramadan, the …

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Enjoy digestive health during Ramadan with a few simple tips

Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is an important spiritual practice. The fasting culminates in festivities and feasts, involving family and friends. This can often lead to overeating, causing digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, heartburn, stomach acidity and constipation. These conditions can be addressed with some simple guidelines, says Dr. Khalid Osman Elamin Elsayed , Consultant – Gastroenterology, …

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Four most common difficulties faced during fasting

  Fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan can be good for your health, if done correctly. However, there are some common difficulties that can make fasting very hard to manage.  With meals being limited to the morning and evening, it is only natural for the body’s metabolism to slow, causing headaches, caffeine withdrawals, sleep deprivation, and even anxiety. Dr. Taoufik Alsaadi, …

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Pollution, smoking, allergens and bacteria play a major role in causing sinusitis

Pollution, smoking, allergens and bacteria play a major role in causing sinusitis, say experts   If you have been experiencing tenderness in the face, swelling around the nose or eyes, congestion in the nose, greenish nasal discharge, soreness in the throat, headaches similar to migraines, pain in the jaw, ears or teeth, and bad breath, you could one among the millions …

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New Atkins Diet Made Easy for Ramadan 

New Atkins Lifestyle nutritionist provides a guide to eating well-balanced meals for Iftar and Suhoor With the holy month of Ramadan soon approaching, the diet and routine of those that observe the fast can  be affected. Linda O’Byrne, the New Atkins Lifestyle nutritionist, has provided an easy to follow, effective and sustainable guide on how to continue the globally acclaimed …

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THE ROAD TO FITNESS: DUBAI-BASED FITNESS GURU RANIA GAMAL’S SWEET SIX TIPS TO AVOID DIABETES AND OBESITY

Rania Gamal Talks About Healthy Diet and How To Fight UAE’s No. 1 Killer’ Dubai-based fitness guru, model and TV presenter Rania Gamal vows to fight diabetes and obesity which are 2 of the top killer diseases in UAE through six healthy tips that might direct anyone to a path of healthy lifestyle. “Every time people ask me for my …

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Adult Female Survivors and Fertility

Many Young Adult Female Cancer Survivors Need More Information and Support to Preserve their Fertility A new study indicates that many young adult female cancer survivors do not receive adequate information about their fertility as part of their survivorship care after completing treatment, despite having concerns about their ability to bear children in the future. Published early online in CANCER, …

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The Weather and your Health

Summer is at its peak in the UAE, bringing with it waves of intolerable heat and high levels of humidity. The changing weather also causes sandstorms, which envelop the city with dust and sand. While these conditions can impact the body on many levels, the most prominent and common problems that are triggered off include colds, flu and other allergic …

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