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6 Easy Ways To Feel Less Thirsty While Fasting

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15 March 2021

How to feel less thirsty while Ramadan 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.

11 Things You Only Know If You Like Eating Out Alone

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10 February 2021

Eating Out Alone

In New York particular, it’s fairly standard to eat solo in public.

In other places though, solitary diners are often considered a little odd and lonely – and sometimes even a nuisance at fussy restaurants with strict seating plans.

Sure, there are downsides to eating alone – servers asking, ‘Are you waiting for anyone?’, fellow diners assuming you’ve been stood up – but there are also a lot of positives to grabbing a table for one (for instance, not having to begrudgingly split a dessert).

What Can You Find in a Doctor's Kitchen? Find Out at Emirates LitFest

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26 January 2021

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What Can You Find in a Doctor's Kitchen? Find Out at Emirates LitFest

Join a doctor in exploring the medicinal effects of eating well at this inspiring food session.

They're the professionals in health and wellness, so it's no surprise we might wonder what ingredients you can find in a doctor’s kitchen. For NHS GP, health writer and foodie Doctor Rupy Aujla, he reveals all in the 'The Doctor's Kitchen', a recipe-rich website born from his belief in the beauty of food and the medicinal effects of eating well.

Fish Cuts Bowel Cancer Risk - 9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

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25 January 2021

9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

The health benefits of oily fish have been well storied – salmon, sardines, trout and tuna can help lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis and improve our mental ability.

According to latest findings by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), our favourite catch of the day can also cut the risk of bowel cancer – and the finding relate to all types of fish.

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

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6 December 2020

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

Whether you smash and slather it on sourdough, or you prefer to pulverise it into guacamole, one thing’s for sure – avocado has firmly established itself as the ‘It’ food of a generation.

But the benefits of getting your daily avocado on toast fix might just stretch beyond looking good on your Instagram feed, as researchers have discovered that eating one avocado per day could help to keep middle-age spread at bay.

Why Brussels Sprouts Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas

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18 November 2020

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have something of a complicated reputation.

People tend to love them or hate them, but all agree on one thing: They’re very much a Christmas food.

But why is it that Brussels sprouts are banished to just one time of year? Turkey seems to have gotten away much easier – it might be the centrepiece of the festive meal, but people still have it at other times, at Thanksgiving or in stews and sandwiches.

These Are The World’s 6 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

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12 March 2020

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These Are The World’s 6 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

It’s surely the most pervasive problem facing vegan-kind – how and where to go out to eat?

Fortunately for plant-munchers everywhere, a new study by vegan restaurant guide HappyCow has identified the best cities in which to be vegan, ranking them by number, density, and quality of vegan outlets.

Here are their top picks. No animals were harmed in the making of this list…

4 Benefits of Drinking More Than One Cup of Coffee Every Day

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4 March 2020

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4 Benefits of Drinking More Than One Cup of Coffee Every Day

The jury has been going back and forth for years on whether or not coffee is actually good for you...

But a new study may have just provided the excuse you’re looking for to treat yourself to a venti flat white today (thanks, science).

Research by the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, published in the British Medical Journal, found that drinking three or four cups of java every day could lower your chance of death by 17%.

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