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Some sports events coincide with the month of Ramadan and Muslim athletes are worried about the possibility of having the games conflict with fasting. In an attempt to address this important issue and find an answer, let me start with the story of Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister. Athletes will probably know this man very well. …
Though fasting till puberty is not obligatory in Islam, many children wish to fast during Ramadan. If you are planning to make your children fast for the first time this Ramadan, you need to follow few tips to make it easy and enjoyable for them.
I hope you found the previous two parts of this article useful and were able to introduce some, if not all, of these main foods into your Ramadan suhur and iftar.
Scientists have new information on what happens at the molecular level when we go hungry. Through new study, they were able to show that upon deprivation of food a certain protein is produced that adjusts the metabolism in the liver.
In part one, I shared some foods that might be new to some of you and your family. In part two, I’ll be introducing familiar foods but with a new spin.
With Ramadan occurring in one of the hottest months of the year for those of us in the northern hemisphere, and the one of the coldest times of the year for those in the southern hemisphere, our physical ability to handle weather extremes becomes an interesting topic to reflect upon.
Islam enjoys a firm tradition of fasting diet as Muslims observe an annual obligatory fast for 29 or 30 days during the holy month of Ramadan.
A red bag of grain droops from his sheathed head as light sweat beads gently run down the ageing face of Hamisi bin Omar, a porter in Kenya’s Swahili port city of Mombasa.
Your nose is stuffy or it is expectantly running, your head is heavy and aching and you know like the back of your hand that you are suffering from a common cold or perhaps that malevolent flu. Your Ramadan is in jeopardy.