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What Foods Should You Avoid In Ramadan

What Foods Should You Avoid In Ramadan?

When iftar comes, we are all happy to eat anything we see. However, we should avoid 10 types of foods in Ramadan and try and keep it healthy! 3 Delicious Iftar Recipes

How great is feeding the hungry in our time!

Feeding the Hungry - A Blessed Act of Worship

Feeding the hungry gives rise to many other acts of worship such as showing affection towards one’s fellow Muslims whom he feeds and this can be a reason for him being granted Paradise…

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.

Eating Food Fried in Pork Oil

Eating Food Fried in Pork Oil: Permissible?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  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: We have to abstain from consuming the flesh of the pork as well as any food that is fried in its oil, since pork is impure, and hence, it contaminates the …

Canadian mosque

Canadian Mosque Delivers Milestone 15,000th Meal

TARIC Islamic Centre serves up hundreds of meals a week to those in need The initiative overlaps with a holy month in the Islamic calendar, which recognizes the birth of Prophet Muhammad. TORONTO – A Canadian mosque dished out its milestone 15,000th meal as part of its soup kitchen and meal delivery service on December …

My Child Is a Picky Eater

My Child Is a Picky Eater

Eating together is a very important opportunity for communication within the family. It is always a good chance to show children love and care and to find out about their likes and dislikes. But to some parents, it’s too much of a hassle. As an oro-motor consultant, I often receive complaints like, “my daughter starts …

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 …

British Council Bans Unstunned Halal Meat from Schools

LANCASHIRE – Lancashire county council in UK voted on July 12 to stop providing halal meat from unstunned animals to school meals, The Guardian reported. The decision ignored the result of a public consultation in which 65% of respondents strongly disagreed with the proposal and just a third of respondents (33%) strongly agreed. Some 8,545 filled …

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 …

Halal Festival

Toronto Set for North America's Largest Halal Food Festival

TORONTO – The 6th edition of ‘Halal Food Fest Toronto’ billed as “North America’s largest halal food festival” will be held on July 14-15, Daily Hive reports. Over 35,000 visitors from different Canadian communities are expected to enjoy the festival at the International Center in Mississauga, Canada. More than 200 halal restaurants, bakeries, manufacturers, specialty stores and …



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