There is no doubt that a healthy and balanced diet contributes greatly to improving the functions of many organs in the body and increasing the level of physical fitness, but did you know that the diet may also have an effect on mental health?
According to Uma Naidoo, a certified psychiatrist and
World Nutrition Day is celebrated on 28th May every year. It is an initiative supported by many institutions across the world including the Spanish Federation of Societies of Nutrition, Food and Dietetics (FESNAD). Nutrition is of the utmost importance, especially in the times that we are living t
What is Fructose?Trying every diet but finding no luck? Take a look at your fructose intake. This can be a bit complex, but here are the basics about fructose, so you can read nutrition labels better and understand what you’re eating.
Fructose is a type of simple sugar or monosaccharide. Si
Lentils are often overlooked, but few superfoods compare to them. Let’s get down to the lentil basics. The lentil is a cousin to the bean, related to legumes like chickpeas and soybeans. Lentils are never eaten off the vine though, they are always dried first.
You’re probably most fam
By Becky Krystal
Salt is everywhere. It serves an important function in keeping our bodies operating, but with modern convenience food and dining habits, it can be easy to overdo it. Limiting sodium intake is a real dietary concern for many people.
The best way to do that is to avoid process
After releasing Sour Cream & Onion instant noodles, Pringles‘ Japan division is now introducing a limited-edition ramen chip flavor.The new Kanto Dashi Shoyu Ramen Pringles celebrates the eastern Kanto region of Japan, an area famous for the soy flavored seafood dashi soup base. Drawing
Dentists reveal what leads to tooth decay and some surprising foods, such as eggs, that can lead to better oral and dental health.
Surprising foods that prevent tooth decay
You may go for a cup of coffee or tea in the morning followed by a glass of wine in the evening. And perhaps you’re goo
Is July too early to break off a piece of pumpkin?
Even though fall and Halloween are still several months away, autumnal candies are starting to appear on store shelves. This includes the surprise return on a limited edition Kit-Kat flavor.
Pumpkin Pie Kit Kats are starting to
It's human nature to test our physical limits, but some of us have taken that impulse to the extreme. Athletes spend huge chunks of their lives honing their bodies to swim the fastest or jump the furthest. And it turns out eating is no exception.
Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest is the ulti
This winter, there's a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold.
You may want to add yogurt to your list of cold-fighting remedies."When it comes to yogurt specifically, I'd say there's not a lot of resear
Devinder Bains, personal trainer and nutrition coach at Fit Squad DXB, shares her expert advice on the superfood that will help you lead a longer and healthier life.Walnuts are available at most supermarkets and are a cost-effective way to add some real health benefits to your daily diet. They are d
Scientists have discovered a ‘thinness’ gene that may be the reason why some people can eat and not gain weight, according to new research.
A study published by University of British Columbia (UBC) scientist Dr. Josef Penninger and a team of researchers identified a gene called Anaplast
Ramadan is a joyful time of the year - think Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled into one. Such holidays are always associated with speciality food.
Like turkey for Thanksgiving, the holy month - when Muslims abstain from all food and drink from dawn till sunset before marking the completion of the f
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted authorities around the world to mandate lockdowns with most public areas closed in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
With people told to stay home, consumers have taken to shopping online. Jeff Bezos, founder of e-commerce-giant Amazon, has seen
Past studies have suggested that the humble aspirin can benefit cardiovascular health. For this reason, some researchers had hypothesized that this drug might also help prevent dementia or at least slow down cognitive decline. A new study, however, now disproves this notion.Historically, doctors hav
If you want to reduce levels of inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer, eat less food. That's the conclusion of a new study by scientists from the US and China that provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-res
DUBAI - An epidemic of obesity and diabetes is prompting Middle Eastern consumers to embrace healthy eating habits.“There’s a growth in awareness among the region’s health-conscious people who want nutrition-rich food,” said Mitun De Sarkar, a UAE-based nutritionist and found
Diet pills, "tea-toxes" and appetite suppressant products are no quick fix, says Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director.
Products making this claim can have side-effects, including diarrhoea and heart issues, he warns.
Getting in shape safely takes time and requires eating sensibly, and exerci