Health and Wellness

Look after your heart
Look after your heart
9 February 2010

Valentine's Day or not, looking after your heart is especially important for South Asians – particularly men – who are more at risk of heart disease than the wider population. However, there are many ways you can protect your heart whilst still enjoying delicious traditional home cooking.

Make the whole grain a part of your healthy lifestyle
Make the whole grain a part of your healthy lifestyle
7 December 2009

Buying a loaf of bread, a breakfast cereal, or pasta used to be straightforward. But today, a wide assortment of grain-based products comes with a push to choose healthier whole grain varieties. Just what is whole grain, and what makes it healthy?

A sample Nutrition Facts label used in the United States.
A sample Nutrition Facts label used in the United States.
Nutrition labels demystified
Nutrition labels demystified
6 August 2009

Labels on the foods that we purchase today include measurements of calories, total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, and fibre, among other nutrients. But what do the numbers actually mean?

Healthy cooking tips
Healthy cooking tips
16 June 2009

When you are cooking, watching the amounts of fat, salt and sugar you add are essential to achieving a balanced diet. By making small changes to your cooking methods, you could be making big changes to your overall habits.

What should your plate look like?
What should your plate look like?
14 June 2009

Eating well is as much about the different balance of foods on your plate as it is about the individual foods. Dishes like curry, dhal, roti and rice can be healthy, but if the portion of dhal is tiny and the meat curry is smothering the rice you’ve probably got the balance wrong.

How to use the Nutrition Centre recipes
How to use the Nutrition Centre recipes
13 June 2009

So, you like to cook and you’d like to try out one of the mouth-watering recipes in the Nutrition Centre. Well, that’s great – and it would be even better if you take a little time to think about how that recipe will fit in with your healthy lifestyle goals.

TheIsmaili.org is pleased to join the Aga Khan Health Board (UK) in launching a web-based Nutrition Centre.
TheIsmaili.org is pleased to join the Aga Khan Health Board (UK) in launching a web-based Nutrition Centre.
Data to Diet Launch
Data to Diet Launch
22 September 2008

London, UK, 18th June 2009 – The Aga Khan Health Board for the United Kingdom and TheIsmaili.org – the official website of the global Ismaili Muslim community – have today launched an online Nutrition Centre (www.TheIsmaili.org/nutrition). 

TheIsmaili.org is pleased to join the Aga Khan Health Board (UK) in launching a web-based Nutrition Centre.
TheIsmaili.org is pleased to join the Aga Khan Health Board (UK) in launching a web-based Nutrition Centre.
TheIsmaili.org launches Nutrition Centre and unveils a new design
TheIsmaili.org launches Nutrition Centre and unveils a new design
18 March 2008

A refreshed look and feel and several new features provide a richer, easier and more informative user experience. The redesign accompanies the launch of a new web-based Nutrition Centre together with the Aga Khan Health Board (UK).

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