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This is why obesity is not a light problem

This is why obesity is not a light problem

According to statistics, one in three children or adolescents is overweight or obese in the UAE. If the problem continues to rise, the country could find itself with far-reaching problems. This is the warning issued by Dr El Zaqui Ladha, consultant …

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Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

From ensuring a balanced iftar meal to staying hydrated, find out how to keep energised and healthy during the holy month As Ramadan is upon us once more, thoughts turn to the coming month of joy, generosity of spirit and …

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Should you show solidarity and fast this Ramadan?

Should you show solidarity and fast this Ramadan?

As Muslims across the UAE prepare to fast during the holy month, could you benefit from following suit this Ramadan? For non-Muslims, Ramadan is an amazing time to be living in the UAE as the community comes together to mark …

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Why is it important for kids get fit? We ask this amazing teen

Why is it important for kids get fit? We ask this amazing teen

With 13 wins under her belt at just 13 years old, Pauline ‘race machine’ De Groof is a young force to be reckoned with in triathlons across the UAE. We sit down with the teen to talk about her involvement …

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Find out why a lack of sleep is dangerous

Find out why a lack of sleep is dangerous

  Is your daily rise and shine more like rise and whine? We talk to an expert about how to solve your sleep woes and get your forty winks As kids, we all remember that dreaded call for bedtime and …

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How art can help boost health awareness to the public

How art can help boost health awareness to the public

A new contest is aiming to raise awareness of lifestyle-related medical conditions by tapping into young people’s creativity. Art for Health has been launched by the Ministry of Health and Prevention in line with UAE Vision 2021, which seeks to build …

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What you should know about the city’s health status

What you should know about the city’s health status

  Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer in the capital, according to the latest statistics released by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (HAAD). Accounting for 37 percent of deaths in the emirate, cases of cardiovascular disease have risen …

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What can you get up to this weekend?

What can you get up to this weekend?

It’s been another quick week in the capital and the weekend is already here to sweep you off your feet. With big celebrations, live comedy, memorable musical performances and so much more, there’s really no reason to stay at home …

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Community event to boost health in the capital

Community event to boost health in the capital

With rates of diabetes in the UAE set to hit 2.2 million by 2040, Abu Dhabi residents are being encouraged to put their best foot forward for awareness of the disease with an annual fitness event. Taking place on 17th …

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