Health & Fitness

As we become more aware of our unhealthy habits and lack of fitness, a team of the most seasoned health gurus tackle tricky questions to help you achieve a healthier you, body and mind.

The Long Haul

So Les Vacances are approached by the hour, and many of us have already booked flights for a far getaway .. Some lucky ones have already planned overseas getaways, either to the East or across the Atlantic.  The only one thing standing between you and your dream vacation is The Long Haul Flight. Flying for […]

Kitchen Kulture: Homemade Flu & Cold Remedy

I know I have disappeared for a while and that is because I have been ill for a good week or so as of Easter! It’s one hell of a combination between the change of weather, ACs, everyone catching a cold and spreading it…you know the drill! So while sitting home nursing the cold and […]

Do Your Part and Train Smart

It is no news that our overall wellbeing (expressed- among other forms- by a fit physique) is the product of a complex interplay of factors ranging from environmental pollution and stress levels, to exercise and metabolism rate. Understandably, some factors lay beyond our control. The good news, however, is that we have control over A LOT […]

David Beckham Retires on Top

What do you mean we’ll no longer see Beckham running on those beautiful green football fields, flaunting his sexy skills and looks that has captured the heart of the world? The now 38-year-old footballer, who has played for the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Mila and the LA Galaxies, has turned down his […]

Tea Time: Diet Pills, Effective or Not?

Are you someone who has ever considered the easy way out? Maybe even thought of the easy way out for weight loss? Come on, admit it – who WOULDN’T want to eat that juicy fudge brownie (s) and not have to hide the scale after? Well, I hate to burst bubbles, but when it comes […]

Ready..Set..Go!!

This Friday, May the 10th 2013, Cairo gets its first ever Half Marathon organized by Cairo Runners. Cairo has never had its own Marathon before, the reasons for that is clear to most. But the determinants of the Cairens: young and old and the wishful thinking of the Cairo Runners team has led to the […]

Sex & Alcohol Make You Happy

According to a new study by Casten Grimm from the University of Centerbury in New Zealand, people rate Sex as the top activity that brings them happiness. Second in line on the Happy meter was “drinking alcohol & partying,” falling low on the list was caring for one’s kids and meditating/religion! Who would of thought, […]

Every Second Counts: Stroke Act F.A.S.T.

The first and best step to save a life is to get help quickly when something goes wrong. Stroke is the second reason for death and a leading cause of disability worldwide. A stroke happens when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. […]

Sham El Nessim and The Botulism Scare

The Egyptian Ministry of Health has issued a warning about eating Fesikh in the coming Sham El Nessim stating all the risks associated with its consumption. And as soon as the warning was issued, social media and online news websites spread the news and a botulism scare. We, at Scoop Empire, believe in your freedom […]

Fact: Baby Aspirin Can Be Deadly For Feverish Children

Most of the time children are diagnosed with fever due to a viral or bacterial infection. It acts as a body defense mechanism to help them overcome this infection. Yet, fever can be dangerous so it’s so important to give antipyretic medication to control the fever. Aspirin is one of the most famous antipyretics. However, […]

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