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What Is Chlorophyll Water And Should You Be Drinking It?

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10 July 2019

What Is Chlorophyll Water And Should You Be Drinking It?

It's the latest trend in the wellness world - but is it safe to drink, and should you?

When you hear the word ‘chlorophyll’ you might get terrible flashbacks to GCSE biology, but don’t worry – this isn’t an exam. Chlorophyll is the latest trend in the wellness world.

If you do need some revision, it’s the green pigment in plants, which is needed for photosynthesis – a chemical reaction harnessing energy from sunlight. Now, people are starting to look into the benefits it can have for humans as well.

3 Non-Alcoholic Aperitifs to Perk Up Your Palate

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28 May 2019

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Maebelle

3 Non-Alcoholic Aperitifs to Perk Up Your Palate

Summer sunshine and cue the aperitif… that wonderful time of the day when we whet our appetite with a light bite and a glass of something soberingly refreshing.

Yep, that’s right. Rather than a bitter-sweet cocktail before dinner, we’re opting for something lighter than a spritz, and much more agreeable than a kiddies cocktail – aka a Shirley Temple.

“The aperitif moment is all about fun, anticipation of a great evening or meal, and marking the moment where work becomes play,” says Paul Mathew, bartender and founder, Everleaf Non-alcoholic Aperitif.”

Why You Should Start Incorporating Pickle Juice Into Your Drinks

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7 April 2019

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Incorporating Pickle Juice Into Your Drinks

The tartness of a pickled cucumber is tough to beat, whether you’re tucking into a plate of cheese and crackers, or stuffing the frog-green slices in with a burger.

But have you given much thought to what can be done with the vinegary liquid left over in the jar? Generally, once you’re out of crunchy, sweet-sour veg, it ends up being tipped down the drain – but next time, stop yourself, there’s a lot of potential in that pickle juice.

How to Cut Down on Soft Drinks

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5 February 2019

Cutting down on soft drinks

If you’re looking forward to a can of coke at lunchtime, today is a good day to reconsider: Fizz Free February has kicked off.

The campaign hopes to encourage people – and particularly young adults and children – to quit drinking fizzy pop for a whole month, in an effort to cut our sugar intake.

Last year, research found that soft drinks amount to 22% of 11-18-year-olds’ sugar intake – their single largest source of the white stuff. And with diabetes a huge risk in the UAE, it's important residents look at their fizzy drink habits.

Moon Milk is the Latest Wellness Trend That's Taking Over Your Feed

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21 January 2019

How to make moon milk

Move over rainbow bagels, avocado art and glitter lattes...

There’s a new highly Instagrammable food and drink trend that’s brewing up a storm on social media.

‘Moon milk’ is the latest drink to experience a moment with food bloggers, but far from being a novelty sip that just looks good for the ‘gram, wellness buffs are claiming that it has some pretty potent health perks too.

SEE ALSO: What is the McDonald's diet- and is it safe?

6 Refreshing Summer Drinks For A Cool-Me-Down Treat This Eid

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28 August 2017

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Summer drinks ideas for Eid

With the high temperature, crazy humidity and Eid Al Adha here, it doesn’t look like we’ll be getting a break from the scorching sun anytime soon.

The fact that the long weekend will be all about greasy dishes, heavy curries and sugary desserts only gives us more reasons to blast the AC and settle in for a few evenings of Netflix... Of course, with a bottomless supply of refreshing drinks.

If you agree with us, scroll down to see some delicious summer drinks ideas to help you gulp down those kebab skewers without getting bloated.

6 Easy Ways To Feel Less Thirsty While Fasting

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28 May 2017

5 Easy Ways To Feel Less Thirsty While Fasting

Ramadan is a blessed and festive time but it comes with challenges — spiritual, religious and physical.

The selfless act to avoid any food/drink from morning till dusk is taxing for the body, that’s used to our regular eating patterns. And while hunger is somewhat bearable, it’s particularly demanding to deal with thirst, especially when the temperature goes above 30°C outside.