New Year, New Start? Do it alone….

New Year, New Start? Do it alone….

Every New Year’s Day signals a string of new year resolutions, and for as long as the desire for fitness remains at the top of everyone’s list, it will remain peak time for new gym memberships. Are you one of those yearning to lose those festive kilos with thoughts...
Pour Some Sugar On Me – Is sugar the enemy?

Pour Some Sugar On Me – Is sugar the enemy?

With World Diabetes Day just passed, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s widely visited. With a lot of opinions, we’re lost, is sugar really that bad for us? After careful research, and from personal experience: Yes! Sugar really is the enemy. However, we’re not...
Aesthetically Yours…

Aesthetically Yours…

Dr. Mohammed AbdulRazzak is one of the leading plastic surgeons at Royale Hayat Hospital. He earned his master’s degree in Aesthetic Surgery from London University, followed by a membership at the Royale College of London. Dr. Mohammed is a graduate of the University...
Vitamin C: Do You Really Need It?

Vitamin C: Do You Really Need It?

Yes of course you need it, don’t be silly! But you don’t have to drink a gallon of orange juice every day like grandma forces you to. There are a lot of ways to get your daily dose of vitamin C. Aside from oranges, grapefruit, and basically all the citrus fruits and...
Aesthetically Speaking – Daniela Cireasa

Aesthetically Speaking – Daniela Cireasa

Aesthetic medicine specializes in improving cosmetic appearance. It has diverse applications for dermatological and surgical conditions. Ms. Daniela Cireasa is the Head Aesthetician of the Cosmetic Centre at Royale Hayat Hospital. Daniela has been an experienced...
The pleasure in the pain

The pleasure in the pain

Spicy foods are a bit of a mystery. Why is it that we find such pleasure in pain? I mean, these hot sauce bottles are plastered with words like “death” and “atomic”… and we like them. One theory is that it’s simply for the thrill – like riding a roller...