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Yogurt

Health Benefits of Yogurt for Eid

Yogurt is a popular food in different cultures in spite of vegan controversies raised about it. Fortunately, though, this controversy only pertains to commercially produced cow milk and milk products. As one of the oldest foods known to man, yogurt is a product of pure milk. Indeed, “We give you to drink of what is …

Stay Healthy in `Eid Al-Adha Gatherings - About Islam

Stay Healthy in `Eid Al-Adha Gatherings

When you think about `Eid, the words that first come to mind are probably not healthy, safe, nutritious and peaceful. However, focusing on these words can help make your `Eid the best one you’ve ever had. As a guest at an `Eid gathering, you should be aware that there are a number of herbs that …

Qurban

How Much Halal is Your `Eid Qurban?

Allah has sent a ram as a sacrifice to ransom for Prophet Ibrahim’s son Ismail (PBUH). We sacrifice qurban in the name of Allah and distribute their meat among families, friends and poor. Several Muslim communities perform the `Eid Al-Adha sacrifice at homes or outdoor just outside homes. But increasingly, qurban takes place in abattoirs, …

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`alaykumas-salamuwarahmatullahiwabarakatuh. 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: Wehave toabstainfrom consuming the flesh of the pork as well as any food that is fried in its oil, since pork isimpure, and hence, itcontaminates 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 …



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