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

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

Are you a health-aholic?

In this day and age of increased awareness to the benefits of healthy living, the importance of an active life, of good nutrition, we are all exposed more and more to the tools to live well. The conversations of eating disorders are slightly less stigmatised than in recent years or generations and the access to…… Continue reading Are you a health-aholic?

Smith St Paleo’s Holly Smith: Five simple ways to make life more healthy

Living healthily can sometimes seem unattainable, overwhelming, something there is no time for. Depending on your job, your family commitments, it really can be, and it takes dedication, planning and a good support network. Holly Smith is one person who battled the adversity of a topsy turvy schedule during 13 years working as cabin crew…… Continue reading Smith St Paleo’s Holly Smith: Five simple ways to make life more healthy