Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

For many years I’ve been against the idea of juice cleanses. I don’t believe that in three days you can truly make lasting changes to the body. Let’s face it, a crappy diet or lifestyle isn’t going to be fixed in three days. If you truly have issues with junk food, or even issues with…… Continue reading Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

Why Meditation Helps To Improve Health And Wellbeing

As medicine evolves and scientific research reveals its benefits, medical professionals are increasingly promoting the benefits of meditation and alternative healing to treat health problems from infertility to depression. Dr Nasim Ashraf, head of the DNA Centre at Madinat Jumeirah, has been practising medicine for more than four decades and has seen the evolution and…… Continue reading Why Meditation Helps To Improve Health And Wellbeing

Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

There are few other places in the world where there is such a market for meal delivery plans as the UAE. Once the domain of those losing weight or bodybuilders on strict macronutrient plans, the UAE has adopted meal delivery plans as its own version of high-end fast food. The plans usually include five days…… Continue reading Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

Food Allergies? Six Tell Tale Signs Your Food May Be Ruining Your Health And Fitness Goals

Sick of feeling bloated, fatigued, down, or struggling to lose weight? It may just be that you’re suffering from food intolerances. We really are what we ‘digest’, not only what we eat. Here, Dr Nasim Ashraf, an internal and functional medicine specialist with over 35 years experience and head of the DNA Health Clinic in…… Continue reading Food Allergies? Six Tell Tale Signs Your Food May Be Ruining Your Health And Fitness Goals

Five emirates; five luxury getaways

Looking for an Eid getaway in the UAE or just planning ahead for cooler climes? Here are five of my top luxury picks from five of the UAE’s seven emirates. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, an active holiday or a family getaway, there is something for everyone.  Al Maha, A Desert Resort -…… Continue reading Five emirates; five luxury getaways

Five Ways DNA Testing Can Maximise Your Health

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is what makes us unique individuals. The only person who could share your DNA is your identical twin, which is why each and every one of our bodies and personalities is different. DNA is the genetic code which creates and determines all of our characteristics and physical make up, from the…… Continue reading Five Ways DNA Testing Can Maximise Your Health