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This magical recipe for “nice cream”, courtesy of the new Dubai children’s restaurant White + The Bear, is full of strawberries, which are a fantastic source of Vitamin C and magnesium. If you can find the specialized moulds, want to order all the superfood powders  (and not only pitaya) and have the time, then follow all directions. Or you can just make the base, scoop into a bowl and serve it up to the little ones....

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You know the drill: You wanted to hit the ground running after a summer spent traveling, eating and just generally chilling out. But here you are more than a month into the busy season and your social calendar has taken over your diet and exercise plan. And you are starting to wonder if it might just be easier to make some New Year’s resolutions about getting back to the gym.  Well, don’t. That’s three months...

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This article appears as part of livehealthy.ae‘s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 300 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.  By António Guterres On the eve of the September UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us.” They are right. Global emissions are increasing. Temperatures are rising.  The consequences for oceans, forests, weather patterns,...

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Out of 1,000 people people surveyed by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, 71 percent say they have at least one major risk factor for heart disease. And the most common risk factors they reported are also among the most serious causes of heart disease: 23 percent reported they have high blood pressure, 15 percent have diabetes and 21 percent are obese. Out of the respondents, 35 percent say...

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This interview of Naomi Klein originally appeared in The Guardian and is published here as part of livehealthy.ae‘s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 300 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story leading up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Klein is an internationally noted environmentalist and social activist. She currently holds the Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey....

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This story by Emily Holden originally appeared in The Guardian and is published here as part of livehealthy.ae‘s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 300 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story leading up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit. The climate crisis is making people sicker — worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal allergies to heart and lung disease. Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the...

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This story by Mark Hertsgaard originally appeared in The Nation and is published here as part of livehealthy.ae‘s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 300 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story leading up to the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit. As world leaders converged on New York City for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, they entered what may have be the most consequential week in...

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While many people tend to put off altruism for various reasons, we often forget that an act of kindness can have a ripple effect on the community around us. Even less well-known is the power that selfless acts have to positively affect not only the recipients of those good deeds, but our own health and wellbeing. It might  seem counterintuitive, since altruism is about giving to others without getting or expecting anything in return (think,...

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Core 8, a wellness platform in Dubai, was actually born out of horrible pain. “My head felt like it was parked on a spike,” recalls co-founder Nikki Meyler. “I was taking medication every single day, going to hospital and being given pethidine injections as well as morphine. I was trying to get myself better but nothing was helping. I wasn’t getting anywhere. Pilates was recommended to me, but I would end up in incredible pain...

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The phrase “cool as a cucumber”, written by the English poet and dramatist John Gay, is an idyllic Ayurvedic idiom. Cucumbers are a summer vegetable that can have an inner temperature up to 20 degrees cooler than the ambient temperature. An accumulation of summer heat can heighten emotions, creating impatience, anger, and agitation. Physical manifestations of excess heat can cause imbalances of the liver, gallbladder, urinary bladder, blood, skin, and eyes. Luckily, the cooling and...