Friday 19 September 2014

Obesity rates spark alert in Bahrain

Bahraini men are some of the fattest in the world, according to a new book. The Economist's Pocket World in Figures 2015 puts Bahrain fourth in the world for portly men, with 31 per cent of the adult male population reportedly


Scientists find how 'obesity gene' makes people fat

Scientists have unravelled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering increased hunger, opening up potential new ways to fight a growing global health problem. A common variation in the FTO gene affects


Camel burger new 'healthy' option on Dubai menu

A traditional Emirati restaurant in Dubai has added a new entree to its menu billed as a fat-free choice for carnivorous but health-conscious diners: the Camel Burger. For Dh20 ($5.45), the Local House restaurant offers a quarter pound cam


Tefal launches new frying appliance

Tefal, a leader in small domestic equipments, has launched its new frying appliance Tefal Actifry which uses one teaspoon of oil to cook one kilogram of French fries, according to a statement. “French fries cooked using Tefal’s Actifr

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