23 October 2018Last updated

Healthy body

Improve your body and mind

What’s new in the world of health, fitness and nutrition

By Catherine Harper
24 Jul 2015 | 12:00 am
  • Healthy living.


Eating on the fly

Fans of FlyBarre and FlyWheel classes will be pleased to know they can now pick up a healthy meal or snack before or after their workout. FlyWheel Middle East has teamed up with healthy eating movement Wild & The Moon to create a menu of tasty, good-for-you dishes that provide optimum pre- and post-exercise fuel to extend and increase the benefits of your workout. Featuring a range of options such as cold-pressed juices, wraps and salads – packed full of wholesome, ethically sourced plant-based ingredients – the menu is now available at Flywheel’s Dubai studios. Prices from Dh20 for crackers and kale chips and juices from Dh25.

Holiday health

Holiday health

Off anywhere exotic on your hols this summer? Keep your insides healthy with a new probiotic specially designed for holiday tummy health. Biovine probiotics are easy-to-take tablets that you can start five days before your holiday, giving you the best possible chance of maintaining your digestive health while you’re away. Dh99 from leading pharmacies across the UAE.

Bee good

Bee good

Much has been made of the health benefits of coconut oil and this one’s got to be up there with the best; Lucy Bee’s extra-virgin raw coconut oil is fair trade, organic, non-GMO, cold-pressed and preservative-, gluten- and lactose-free, making it suitable for pretty much every dietary and ethical requirement we can think of! The UK-based company prides itself on promoting sustainability too. Lucy Bee’s coconut oil, Dh80, is available at the Ripe store, online at and at the monthly Ripe markets being held at Times Square over the summer. 04 380 7602

Three new ranges to try


The Aduna range of African products includes moringa, a natural protein-rich multivitamin with plenty of antioxidants, and baobab – a raw superfood rich in vitamin C, calcium and potassium. From Dh65,

Eric Favre

French brand Eric Favre, featuring a range of natural, organic food supplements, cosmetics and beauty products, is available at Bellacure Nails in Abu Dhabi. We hear the Push-Up bum-sculpting gel is great! Dh240, 02 658 4100

Amrita Honey

Packed full of natural antioxidants, the Amrita Honey range – with calming, healing properties – is now available in 22 distinct flavours from Blossom & Bloom in Jumeirah’s Galleria Mall. Prices start from Dh159, 04 551 6797

By Catherine Harper

By Catherine Harper