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10 Favorite Foods of the Prophet to Improve Your Diet

10 Favorite Foods of the Prophet to Improve Your Diet

If you have been wanting to bring about a change in your current eating habits and adopt a healthier way of life, what better role model is there to follow than the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) led a life of balance, moderation and had an extremely nutritious diet.

Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body either resists insulin or doesn’t produce enough of it, affecting sugar metabolism. The number of people affected globally by this type of diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Given that managing the condition is heavily reliant on …

Diet & Human Behavior: Is our Food to Blame?

When young adult prisoners’ diet was supplemented with multivitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids, researchers noticed a striking reduction in their anti-social behavior, violence and aggression [1]. When school children with ADHD showing no improvement on standard drug treatment, received essential fatty acids daily for six months, parents reported significant improvement in “restlessness, aggressiveness, completing …

It’s Called Junk and You Still Eat It

The profits of giant fast food chains hit billions of dollars every year as hungry consumers all around the world continue to line up to get hamburgers or pizzas with French fries and sodas. Fast-paced citizens of the 21st century spend their money and risk their health to eat junk. Mainly composed of fat and …

Vitamin E: A Natural Gift From Allah

The Qur’an (Surat Al-A’araf 7:160) recommends that we “eat of the good foods We have provided for you.” However, studies in 2001 showed that only about 25% of the general population globally eats whole foods while the other 75% subsists mostly on processed and devitalized “modern” foods (Diet and Disease, Raskin). This fact has resulted in the …

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Think Twice Before Drinking Diet

Aspartame (As-par-teem) is an artificial sweetener, created by agriculture super giant Monsanto Inc. To some it is an alternative to sugar.

Best Weight Loss Plan for You

Today it seems that a female rite of passage is dieting. So much of a female’s worth, right or wrong, is tied to how others perceive her and her own idea of body image. Let’s face it; we all want to look and feel good about ourselves. Yet, many fad diets and diet drugs are …

My Daughter Is Crazy About Diet

In this counseling answer: “Let her know that you care about her and that is why you are concerned about her eating habits. This way she will feel less like you are nagging her and more like you are simply concerned for her health. She will be more likely to listen and make changes if …

What Does Islam Say about Nutrition?

What Does Islam Say about Nutrition?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A highly important factor of health promotion is proper nutrition. Choosing wholesome food and avoiding what is unwholesome are essential to health. Elaborating more on this issue, …


Wherein is Healing For Men

Remember that old saying: an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Well, how about this one: keep your lives sunny by taking some honey!

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