The damage that can be caused by lying may extend beyond burning pants. Anita Kelly, a psychologist at the University of Notre Dame who studies secrecy, self-disclosure, and self-presentation says in her research that telling lies—no matter if they are little “white lies” or major deceptions—may affect both our psychology and physiology. Read more
What to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Most of us know the main principles of a healthy diet – getting a good balance of the food groups, eating plenty of fruit and veg, keeping topped up on water. But sometimes getting the principles into practice is a bit of a chore – and coming up with healthy meal ideas for breakfast lunch and dinner on a daily basis can zap your healthy eating inspiration. Read more
10 health mistakes most women make
From workouts to healthy diets, many of us make an effort to look after ourselves and develop health habits. However, we could be compromising our health on a daily basis without even knowing it. From carrying heavy handbags to wearing crippling heels, here are the top 10 female habits you should try to break and transform in to a health habits. Read more
10 essential foods for male health
A varied, balanced diet is the cornerstone of healthy living for everyone, yet healthy eating can sometimes mean different things depending on your gender. While there are some foods we should all be eating more of, men and women also have their own set of dietary requirements as well as their own unique health concerns. Here are ten foods all men should eat. Read more
SEHA, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, has announced the launch of two awareness campaigns for the Holy month of Ramadan. The campaigns’ goals are to reach out to the general public about the importance of monitoring health and regulating medicine intake during the Holy month and to ensure optimal lifestyle benefits during fasting.
The first campaign, ‘Taking Your Medicine during Ramadan’, focuses on balancing your desire to fast with your medical needs during Ramadan. The campaign highlights four areas of interest, offering fasting tips for diabetic patients, individuals with heart disease, pregnant women, and children.
“Ramadan can offer a number of health benefits, especially when people monitor their dietary intake and ensure the maintenance of any medication regimens they are on,” said Mr. Khalifa Al Ketbi, Deputy Chief of Operations Division at SEHA. “There are a number of precautions that can be taken to avoid common symptoms and issues, and SEHA is proactively reaching out to ensure that everyone can observe Ramadan in the healthiest way possible. The campaigns launched will reach the majority of Abu Dhabi people, and with the cooperation of SEHA’s hospitals, will ensure a heightened interaction with the patients to deliver the main messages of those campaigns.” Read more