Tag: Obesity

Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

In an effort to combat the country’s growing obesity problem, Bareen International Hospital has launched a campaign using the powers of social media. The 30-day Take the Stairs challenge aims to encourage people young and old to use the stairs …

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This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

Celebrating an international affinity and fostering awareness of healthy lifestyles will be one local man’s goal as he prepares to attempt an ultramarathon of epic proportions. Dr Khaled Al Suwaidi is training to run 2,000km from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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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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Should you allow children to do martial arts?

Should you allow children to do martial arts?

We’re protective of our children, there’s no doubt about that, but would learning karate, judo or jiu-jitsu harm your child or assist in their development? Okay, we know what you’re thinking: children and fighting can’t be a good mix. But …

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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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Why a healthy future is in the hands of our kids

Why a healthy future is in the hands of our kids

Youngsters are to play a crucial role in laying the foundations for a healthy future with the launch of a national campaign to tackle spiralling rates of childhood obesity. Announced at the recent Abu Dhabi Childhood Obesity Forum, Eat Clever …

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Why listening to your stomach can help you

Why listening to your stomach can help you

With colorectal cancer the third most common cancer in the UAE and diagnoses for conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) on the up, it seems that trusting your gut is more than just a turn of phrase these days. …

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Are you increasing your risk of diabetes?

Are you increasing your risk of diabetes?

With World Diabetes Day upon us, there’s no sugar-coating the dangers of the disease On 14th November, people from all over the globe will mark World Diabetes Day under the theme Women and Diabetes: Our Right to a Healthy Future. …

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