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UAE’s top 4 health concerns

UAE residents consume 20 per cent more calories than the required amount leading to serious illnesses

October 13, 2014 1:08
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Not for the faint-hearted

Heart disease kills one in three women across the globe

September 21, 2014 12:09
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The UAE’s growing waistline

The country ranks as the fifth most obese nation in the world

September 7, 2014 12:50
studies link soda to obesity

Breaking News: Soda makes us fat?

Guys come on, why should Soda bear all the burden, say the world's beverage makers...

September 23, 2012 10:10
Obesity in UAE

Battle of the bulge

UAE is now the 5th heaviest country in the world, along with five other GCC nations in the top 10 roster

July 4, 2012 4:54
The boy who cried fat

The boy who cried fat

A majority of the UAE do not believe they are overweight or obese, despite WTO figures confirming they are. What is at the heart of the problem?

January 24, 2011 3:02
While the world starves, the UAE gets fat

While the world starves, the UAE gets fat

In a world full of trouble and strife, many people go desperately hungry. In the UAE we have another problem – we’re eating too much.

May 26, 2010 2:52
Best of the web: 7 May

Best of the web: 7 May

Fast-food-loving Kuwaitis battle the bulge;What is a hung Parliament? Sweet to tweet; Lessons of the Spill; 'Historic' day as first non-Latin web addresses go live

May 7, 2010 5:09
Pepsi’s challenge: being convincing

Pepsi’s challenge: being convincing

Drinks maker says it will stop selling its sugary syrups in schools. How very noble of them.

March 27, 2010 5:34
Good for you, good for business

Good for you, good for business

Workers in the Middle East are increasingly likely to be fat and suffer from diabetes. But while governments are waking up to this looming health crisis, employers have a role to play too, says Katherine Azmeh.

March 14, 2010 9:52