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The continent of Africa is steeped in tribal and ethnic diversity. Its geographic regions in the west, east, north and south vary in language, religion and even cuisine. If you enjoy West African cooking, here are some tips to help you prepare nutritious traditional foods for your family.
Over the centuries, the peoples of the Middle East have intermingled, blending their cultures and traditions. Yet they have maintained their own distinct foods, traditional dishes and flavours.
The cultures, traditions and foods with which Iranians mark special occasions are as rich as the country’s history. For instance, to mark Nowruz, the dining table is adorned with a special table cloth and seven dishes that represent new life, health, happiness, prosperity, joy, patience and beauty.
After a good night’s rest, your body needs fuel to kick-start the day. Everyone should make breakfast a habit, especially children. It provides energy throughout the day and improves your ability to concentrate.
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.
The year often starts with great intentions – perhaps you will join a gym, cut out fried foods, or decide to give up fast food – but will they stick? One of the best ways to keep your new year’s resolutions is to make sure they are realistic in the first place.
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?
World Diabetes Day is observed every year on 14 November to raise awareness of diabetes. While there is currently no cure for it, those who are affected can still live a full life by carefully managing their condition.
Recognising that a younger generation of Ismailis in the United Kingdom are less likely to know how to cook traditional foods, members of the Youth Cultural and Social Network in the UK recently organised a series of cookery classes.
Those suffering from type 2 diabetes may be worried about observing the fast during the Muslim month of Ramadan. However, it is possible to fast safely if you are careful about managing your diabetes.
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?