Issa Salem

Issa Salem

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Charl Reze, the culinary instructor at the European International College in Abu Dhabi and better known as Chef Islam, was a guest on The Livehealthy.ae Podcast on May 17, 2020. Among the topics addressed in a wide-ranging discussion on the future of food were the Covid-19-related shift to veganism, what the lasting impact might be for cooking at home and whether we will ever bring back the buffet.  From virus-phobic to veganism From Dubai to...

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Pete Davidson, a standup comic and regular on the American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, has had some very public struggles with mental health. Davidson has been frank about having borderline personality disorder and depression with suicidal thoughts, even in his comedy routines. Those issues will also play a central part in a Judd Apatow-produced film based on Davidson’s life, The King of Staten Island, which starts streaming on June 12. Davidson is just...

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Going back to the gym for the first time after two months felt like going to a foreign place. Something that was so ingrained in my everyday life stopped immediately with the Covid-19 related closures. It forced me to get creative with what I had at home and while that kept me active, losing eight kilograms of muscle was almost inevitable with the limited workout equipment I had. So, with many gyms reopening in Dubai...

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There is no better time to set personal fitness goals than during the Holy Month, which is all about setting aside time to reflect, rejuvenate, break old habits and start new ones. Step 1: Decide Ramadan is the most sacred month in the Islamic calendar. Muslims fast from dawn to sunset, abstaining from food and drink, among other pleasures (particularly the guilty ones) but also gathering to celebrate with loved ones. As it’s a time...

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When the US$100 million Expo Live plan was rolled out to support life-changing startups in 2017, a portion was devoted to solving the world’s problems through the University Innovation Program.  With its focus on Expo 2020’s three sub themes of opportunity, sustainability and mobility, this caught the attention of two students in the UAE. Abdulmatheen Yousuf, an aeronautical engineering student from Emirates Aviation University, and Hind AlRais, who studied accounting at the American University in...

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We weren’t sure what to expect from The Bee Cafe, the first business in Abu Dhabi to employ an entire team of people of determination. With no website or social media handles and located within the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, this progressive coffee shop got lots of press when it launched and already seemed like it could be a cool hidden gem.  The location and vibe It’s refreshing to walk into this...