Weight is a sensitive issue for most people. Only a small percentage of women in the western world say they are at their ideal weight – and most of those who aren’t blame their lack of willpower and the cost of healthy foods.
Similarly, most men are frustrated by what they see on the scale; either […]
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom has launched a campaign this month calling people to ‘Go for Gold’. A reference to the advice that when frying, baking, toasting, or roasting starchy foods like potatoes, you should aim for a golden yellow colour (or lighter).
The campaign aims to help people understand and minimise […]
You are probably thinking: What is Ariel doing sending a newsletter out about the Panama Papers?
What does it have to do with the state of people’s health?
Over the past few months, you have seen the political establishment operating at a level of panic all over world, something we have rarely experienced in post-war history.
The Panama […]
When doctors assess a patient’s blood test results, they go by clinical values. For example, the ‘normal’ clinical level for total cholesterol is any number between 100 and 199 mg/DL. That’s a wide range.
It’s been found that one third of heart attacks occur in people with cholesterol levels between 150 and 199 — a ‘normal’ range.
My memories are still as vivid as if they happened yesterday.
My health started to deteriorate by the turn of the millennium in various ways, due in part to the exhaustive lifestyle of being an international DJ.
Being on the road, playing gigs, for over a decade, and visiting over 40 countries, started taking its toll on […]
Chances are, the majority of people you know (except maybe your health-conscious friends!) don’t believe they have much power over their own health and how they feel.
Most people tend to hand over that power to self-proclaimed health experts, doctors, and people on television who claim to have all the answers.
Being a healthy person today is […]