Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, dieting always tops the list. Weeks of festive over-indulgence means that fad diets see a massive spike in January, only for them to fade away somewhere around mid-February. Here are five to avoid this new year if you’re looking to stay healthy in the long term. The 5:2 […]

Keeping your kids healthy nowadays can be a challenge. But what about expats raising a family in the Middle East? Depending on where you live, it can be even harder to eat well. Diets in the Middle East, especially on the Arab peninsula where desert conditions largely preclude the growing of fresh vegetables, have historically […]

Marketing unhealthy foods to children has been proven to be “disastrously effective” says the World Health Organisation (WHO). While adults can recognise when they are being targeted by advertising, children are unable to make the distinction between advertising and cartoons, for example. WHO is calling for tighter regulations regarding marketing junk food to children in […]

Vitamin D, used for the development of strong bones and teeth, is essential for healthy toddlers, but does yours get enough? The main source of vitamin D is sunlight, but for countries more prone to grey skies, experts say sunlight isn’t enough. New survey results from the toddler health website,, highlight that the majority (91%) […]

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