Christmas gift ideas for your foodie friends

Have you chosen your Christmas gifts yet? How about gifts for your foodie friends and family? If you still don’t know what to get them, here are a few ideas. Cookbooks: If your friends are interested in Middle Eastern and Lebanese cuisine, here are a few cookbook suggestions for you. The Jewelled Kitchen by Bethany […]
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Coca-Cola Sponsored Health Round Table at Phoenicia Beirut

Following my latest post, #ShareDiabetesSawa, which demystified soft drinks ingredients and tackled the strong marketing Coca-Cola campaign that has now reached Lebanon, I got invited by Memac Ogilvy, the marketing and communications agency behind Coca Cola Middle East, to attend a private round table with health experts from the States, France and Lebanon followed by […]
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#ShareDiabetesSawa

Finally, Coca Cola’s campaign #ShareACokeSawa * is in Lebanon!! Yayy! After making the rounds internationally, it’s here to bring us, Lebanese, together over diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity, and metabolic syndrome! Photo credit: http://www.lumusicstudio.com Can you sense how excited I am? No? Well, you my friends know me too well. After all, you’ve seen my Sunday […]
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The dangers of salt fluoridation in Lebanon

Not all salt is created equal. However, if the new law on salt fluoridation in Lebanon sees light, not only will all salt in this country be equal but it will pose a public health threat and we won’t be able to do anything about it. Photo credit planet-science.com When you hear the word fluoride, […]
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A weekend in Lyon

To celebrate our fourth wedding anniversary, we escaped to Lyon this past weekend. It was my husband, my girl and I, all three, together, every minute of the weekend. Sleeping in the same room. Doing the same activities. Okay, I can totally see you shaking your head now. It wasn’t much of an escape, was […]
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