seed oils

Are seed oils the fat you don’t want?

Growing up in a Mediterranean household no meal was complete without a large glug of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), be it drizzled on a salad or to lightly fry fish or meat. It’s how my parents and grandparents explained their youthful glow. But then, in the early 1990s British TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson seemingly started us believing that cooking with olive oil was dangerous. As such, along with most households, we made the

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Dubai air pollution

What can we do about air pollution?

The United Nation’s (UN) 17 interlinked Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are designed to guide nations, organizations, and individuals towards a brighter and more sustainable future. They cover the different facets of sustainability, from reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, to eliminating hunger and poverty as well as improving access to clean air and water. The problem with such macroeconomic factors is that they fail to engage the general population. Power generation, transportation, manufacturing and agriculture

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trigger warning

Why ‘trigger warning’ and other terms need to go

Trigger warning: there is no trigger warning on this article. “…But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. A bad usage can spread by tradition and imitation even among people who should and do know better”. George Orwell.  Social media dwellers, self-proclaimed gurus, influencers and therapists take the inherent murkiness of psychological and psychiatric constructs as an unspoken license for laxity in language. After all, if the central concepts are themselves ambiguous, the

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