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Bad food in disguise: 8 foods on our supermarket shelves we should stay clear of

April 19, 2014 |

Let’s get healthy and go shop for low fat, low sugar, low carb, no sugar, multigrain products in the market. Stop. Think. Are these really healthy?

Food manufacturers often use smart marketing (example: green packaging to indicate health) to disguise … Read More

Summer is nearing, and here’s how you can prep your pantry

April 12, 2014 |

As we enjoy the last of the pleasant days before the onslaught of summer, JustHere spoke to dietitians on the best foods to stock up on over the next few months.

Eating smart can have a cooling effect on your … Read More

UPDATED: Best of Qatar’s home-based food services

January 24, 2014 | | 5 Comments

Not in the mood to dine alfresco at a gourmet restaurant, or to sip on a delicious cup of karak in a hole in the wall eatery, or take away a casual shawarma?

Here are some delicious, homemade food options, … Read More

7 Autumn Recoups for Stay-at-home Mums

September 5, 2013 |

Summer holidays are a difficult gig. Thank goodness they’re over. With hundreds of thousands of children returning to school this autumn, that leaves many mums in Qatar with a few hours each day to recuperate from the double-time work they … Read More

Labour of love: Through the eye of the needle

September 1, 2013 |

In the second installment of our three part series, JustHere looks at the everyday tailor. Born and bred in fabric and thread, they bring to Qatar years of tradition and experience. Indispensable for decades to locals and expatriates alike, these … Read More

A dozen things to brighten up your back to school season

August 31, 2013 |

It’s that time of the year again. A long summer vacation later, schools will open up their doors to receive students, both old and new. It can be hard to get back into the routine after a long break from … Read More

Daytime options for non-fasting residents this Ramadan

July 11, 2013 |

Finding dining options for non-fasting residents during the Holy Month of Ramadan might be a task. But there are quite a few restaurants and bakeries that cater to these needs. Along with the hotels, popular grocery store chains will continue to … Read More

6 heat-related illnesses to be wary of this summer

July 2, 2013 |

With temperatures soaring as high as 50 degrees Celsius during summer, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised residents to exercise caution against heat-related illnesses.

In a press statement, Dr. Saad Abdulfattah Al Nuaimi, Senior Consultant at the Emergency Department of … Read More

Richest, fattest. Obesity is not in our genes, it’s in our lifestyle

June 11, 2013 |

From the total number of people who are obese in Qatar, only 10-15% suffer from gland disorders such as hypothyroidism (a medical condition affecting the thyroid gland). For the rest, it’s their lifestyle that is the leading cause of obesity, … Read More

Squat in style

February 20, 2013 |

If there was one exercise I would choose as a must have in everyone’s routine, it would be the squat (unless specific injury prevents it).

Why? Because…

  • It trains a large number of muscles simultaneously thus helping burn more … Read More

And the beat goes on

February 1, 2013 |

My memory of HMV (a British high street music chain now in the hands of the receivers) is that of a sanctuary where I could find new music among shiny cellophane-wrapped CDs. However, we knew that this was coming, and … Read More