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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.

5 Guilt-Free Dips To Replace Mayonnaise And Ketchup

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21 August 2017

10 Guilt-Free Dips To Replace Mayonnaise & Ketchup This Eid

It’s not really a BBQ party until the dips show up. A dollop of cream cheese, a drizzle of ketchup and a spoonful of mayo can make even the blandest food a huge crowd-pleaser.

But every good thing comes with a catch, all these condiments are loaded with calories that no one is counting.

If you're wondering how much fat can a blob of mayonnaise add anyway, the answer is plenty. One tablespoon provides roughly 94 calories; 10 grams of fat; and no protein, fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron or calcium.

11 Food Items That Have Been Banned In Dubai School Canteens

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20 August 2017

 Food Items Banned In Dubai School Canteens

As a parent, you're probably doing everything in your power to ensure a healthy and balanced diet for your kids at home. But despite all your efforts, the unsupervised and often unhygienic junk food consumed at school canteens still plays a major role in your child's eating patterns.

Taking strict actions against this issue, The Food Control Department of Dubai Municipality and the Dubai Health Authority have published a guidance manual to improve the nutritional standard of food served or sold in schools.

6 Delicious Kebab Skewers For A Healthy-ish Eid Dinner

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19 August 2017

5 Kebab Skewers For A Healthy-ish Eid Dinner

YES, we know healthy is the last word you want to hear anywhere around Eid but then again, Eid will come and go but the extra flab from eating oily gravies and fatty meats will stay till Christmas.

Maintaining a balanced diet on festivities is hard but not impossible. Sure, with SO many mouth-watering meaty dishes on the table, you'll be tempted to devour that plate of spicy rice with a juicy lamb leg but opting for less fattening options such as grilled skewers will let you enjoy Eid savouries without adding any extra pounds.

5 Unhealthy Condiments You're Better Off Without

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5 August 2017

5 Unhealthiest Condiments You Should Avoid

Are you someone who meekly asks for some extra ketchup at McDonald’s? Or spend 10 minutes deciding on Ranch VS Mayonnaise — and then go overboard with both the sauces?

If eating fries without dipping them in at least 2 dips counts as a crime for you then here’s a good news and a bad news: The good news is you’re a condiment addict. The bad news, however, is that not all condiments are healthy.

6 Foods That Help You Cure Jet Lag

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31 July 2017

6 Food That Help You Avoid Jet Lag

Travelling is the best form of therapy but jet lag — quite the opposite. You might have a great holiday itinerary in place but unless you have a plan to deal with jet lag, you're probably going to miss out on all the fun. Instead of sightseeing and exploring the pristine beaches, you could very well end up crawling under your bed.

And that’s just the beginning of a vacation gone wrong.

A serious case of jet lag can result in insomnia, diarrhoea, dehydration and nausea. But enough bad news, the good thing is you can cure jet lag in two ways:

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