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January 22, 2018

Strong bones protect your body

Bones shape our lives. That is why strong bones are the key to your health. They are crucial resources that need permanent protection and nurturing.

But did you know that our bones are, in fact, living tissue? Like our muscles and organs, the health of the bones is determined by our diet and eating habits. When it comes to building strong bones, you need two essential nutrients: calcium and Vitamin D. Calcium maintains health...

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January 22, 2018

Cows have been used for milk for thousands of years

Drinking Milk Is A 10,000-Year Old Habit

We know that milk is good for us. But why? Part of the reason could be that milk has an incredible history. According to historians, the first goats were domesticated in Persia (now Iran) around 10,000 years ago, and the first cows were domesticated by the nomads of Western Sahara more than 9000 years ago. Milk has been a part of our ancestors&rsqu...

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January 22, 2018

Natural sources of Vitamin D

Vitamin D, also known as the 'sunshine vitamin', is crucial for important bodily functions like growth, the regulation of blood pressure, and the maintenance of healthy bones. But our sedentary lifestyles can limit exposure to the sun and prevent us from getting sufficient amounts of Vitamin D. Without this, we are at increased risk for a whole host of problems including osteoporosis, fatigue, muscle weakness and even certain typ...

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January 01, 2018

Our cows are a source of pride and joy, and we believe that when we make them happy, they will keep us happy - with fresh milk! As the biggest dairy farm in the UAE with a herd of over 13,000 cows, this is no easy task. But thanks to them, Al Rawabi produces 250,000 litres of fresh milk products every single day.

Read on to discover how we pamper our precious cows.

Comfortable Homes ...

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December 26, 2017
Al Rawabi’s Year Of Giving

Giving back to one’s community without expecting anything in return has always been a tradition in the UAE since its formation. That’s why 2017 was declared by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, as “The Year of Giving” to strengthen the ties of love and loyalty that bind Emirati people and expats to their country.

Al Rawabi has been an inextricable part of the traditions of UAE since its inception in 1989. We are proud of b...

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November 07, 2017
Know Your Fruit: Mango, Passionfruit & Apricot

When you savour the delicious mango, passionfruit and apricot, you probably don’t think about their immense health benefits. Yet each fruit is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that protect you in their own unique ways.

Magnificent Mango

  • - Mangoes were first grown in South Asia over 6000 years ago
  • - Mangoes provide the dose of Vitamin C, which is beneficial for the growth and development of healthy skin and body tissues
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October 20, 2017
5 Impressive Benefits of Low Sugar Drinks

In its natural state as fructose, sugar is actually a harmless and beneficial component of fruits. Whether you’re cutting back on sugar for a detox or want to make an overall improvement to your health, choosing a low sugar juice as part of your efforts is strongly recommended. You will be rewarded with the following benefits:

Stabilizes mood and energy

Sugar is like a drug - the more you consume, the more you crave. When you consume an energy drink,...

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September 25, 2017
Why is No Sugar Added Juice a Healthier Choice?

Who doesn’t love the taste of fruit juice? It’s delicious, refreshing, and an attractive source of nourishment. From busy moms to fitness fanatics, many people swear by the taste, health and benefits of juice.

But growing evidence suggests that drinking fruit juice may be risky - due to its sugar content. Sugar is not inherently harmful - your body’s cells need it to create energy for survival. But excess sugar gets converted by your body into fat and can cause obe...

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August 01, 2017
7 Reasons Why You Should Consume More Ginger in the Summer

Ginger is one of the most commonly used spices in the world, and its health properties have been known since ancient times. Brewed as a tea or mixed with honey, it’s an excellent natural way to fight illness during the winter. But did you know that ginger is more than just a cure for a cold? It’s packed with health benefits that provide great reasons to get a dose of it every day, especially during the summer.

Why is Ginger So Good for You?


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July 06, 2017

When Summer arrives, you have to be well prepared to take care of your health and keep away from the ill-effects of the harsh Sun. Your diet should include foods that are light on the stomach like fresh salads and fruits. On the other hand, when it comes to liquids, the healthier choice would be fresh water, fruit juices or laban. Laban in particular has multiple health benefits, making it a must have for the season. Let’s explore some of the many reasons why you need to include laban t...

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July 04, 2017
Refresh with Fruit Juice

Summer is a time for sunshine and fun, but it can quickly become uncomfortable if you don’t drink enough fluids. That’s because dehydration depletes the fluid level in our body. Seventy percent of the human body is made up of water, and it derives nutrients not just from the food we eat but from the liquids we consume as well. Drinking lots of supplemented fluids can help replace the nutrients lost through dehydration.

The recommended choice is plain water, but if you pr...

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May 30, 2017

They say that you are what you eat and it’s true. If your intake includes a good dose of nutrients, it reflects on your health and makes a sizable difference to your overall wellbeing. It is therefore important to be aware of what you consume and how your body will benefit from your diet. 

If your diet includes a regular serving of yogurt, you’re in for a surprise! It gives you more than delicious taste and has some rewarding benefits your body will thank you for. H...

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May 30, 2017

Ramadan is a time of giving, sharing and caring. As you prepare to welcome the holy month and everything it brings, it’s time to pay attention to the small steps you can take to maintain good health. People observing the daily fast often consume meals during Iftar that have poor nutritional value. The tendency to overeat is yet another worry during this time. Let’s take a look at some of the measures you can take to make a healthy difference.

1. Do not skip Suhoo...

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December 20, 2016

Calcium is one of the most vital minerals for our bodies. It plays a major role in keeping our bones, teeth and hearts healthy. 
However, there are many facts that you might not know about this important component that accounts for almost 2% of your body weight! 
Intrigued? Then you must learn these amazing 10 facts about calcium: 

  • 1 - Calcium is known for its ability to lower cholesterol level in the blood. Studies have also shown that foods and...

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November 17, 2016

With our busy morning schedules that include dropping the kids to school, dodging morning traffic and rushing to early meetings, it is so easy to let breakfast slip to the bottom of our list and survive on 3 cups of coffee instead!

But all these excuses should not let you skip this very important meal because it is exactly what you need to fuel your energy and sustain your body and mind to tackle your hectic schedule. 

Here’s why you should never miss breakfasts...

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October 20, 2016

You might have heard doctors, nutritionists and even skin experts talking about antioxidants and their amazing benefits for the human body. But what exactly are antioxidants and why do you need to know more about them? 
Here are all the things you should know about antioxidants! 

What are they? 
Antioxidants are vitamins, enzymes and minerals that occur naturally in foods such as fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea and chocolate. 


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September 20, 2016

The UAE has no shortage of sun, but despite that, over 80% of the country’s population has vitamin D deficiency. But why is that a serious issue? 

Vitamin D deficiency can be described as a “silent disease” because many of its symptoms usually go unnoticed or misdiagnosed for other conditions such as stress or migraine. 

To understand the role vitamin D plays in our bodies and the severity of its deficiency, here are the 8 facts you need to know...

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August 12, 2016

The UAE is making confident and rapid steps to become an international health hub by 2020. But first, it has to address these 5 worrying health facts that you probably did not know about:

       1. Scary statistics 

The average life expectancy for the typical Emirati male is 76 and 78 for the females. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around a third of UAE’s male population will suffer from a certain type...

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