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Supplements Aren’t Necessarily the Answer

Supplements Aren’t Necessarily the Answer

Allah Almighty says in the Qur’an, (O you people! Eat of what is on earth, Lawful and good; and do not follow the footsteps of the evil one, for he is to you an avowed enemy.) (Al-Baqarah 2:168). As Muslims, we want to be healthy, so that our bodies could be in the best condition to …

Kick Caffeine Habit Naturally

Kick Caffeine Habit Naturally

Although caffeine and coffee have become somewhat interchangeable words, caffeine does not just mean coffee. Caffeine is found in many other sources like black tea, colas, chocolate and energy drinks. There are various reasons to kick the caffeine habit, but it is important to first understand why you have a fondness for caffeine. Is This …

Chocolate

Chocolate, Good and Good For You

Yes, chocolate isn’t only good for you, but research suggests that you should eat a little bit of it everyday. Now that is advice that I can easily follow. But do not race down to the supermarket and pick up any candy bar you come across. When it comes to the health benefits of chocolate, not …

Nutritional Blessings

Nutritional Blessings from Our Prophet

Modern Muslims often turn to books and magazines to find out what foods will make them healthy. However, the Qur’an and Hadith have provided many ideas of foods that we can include in our ideal diets. The Qur’an mentions many fruits and vegetables as well as meat, milk and many spices among the foods Muslims …

Why Vegetables and Fruit Help Prevent Cancer

Why Vegetables and Fruits Help Prevent Cancer

Much has been made of the health effects of vegetarian diets. Various studies have confirmed that vegetarians enjoy more robust health, especially when it comes to cancer prevention. Researchers have cited many reasons why and I will share with you their diet recommendations as well as their cautioning against being strict vegetarians. What is a …

Western Muslim parents

Easing Fasting for Your Kids in Ramadan - Try These Steps

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.

Close up of stethoscope on a weight scales

Losing Weight During Ramadan

“Fast [the month of Ramadan] so that to heal your bodies from diseases,” says a Hadith, or saying of the Prophet Mohammad (SAAW).



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