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Have You Had Your Vitamin D Today?

Have You Had Your Vitamin D Today?

Vitamin D is important to us. It plays a vital role to our health and the function of our various systems. Yet, many people aren’t getting their requirements. We need vitamins for healthy skin, nails, bones, blood vessels, and much more. They play a vital role to our health and aid in the function of …

Wake

This `Eid Start the Early Wake

A distinctive prayer performed after sunrise marks the start of `Eid for Muslims around the world. What follows are days of `Eid fun, family, feasting, and holidaying is celebrated. Yet, launching a holiday by waking up early is definitely paradoxical to our modern minds! Every day as the alarm clock rings we wish we could …

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 …

Exhaustion

Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as during Hajj pilgrimage. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

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, …

Wheelchair

Making Hajj in a Wheelchair

Shari’ah doesn’t obligate disabled Muslims to perform hajj. Nevertheless, a strong desire to make this spiritual journey pulls on the heartstrings of every Muslim. In past ages, the physical challenge of Hajj was far more rigorous than our air-conditioned era of comfortable accommodations. Nowadays, compassionate attention to the needs of disabled Muslims means that more …

Come Outside The Sun is for You

Come Outside: The Sun is for You

Editor’s Note: Allah has provided us with very efficient systems for regulating our internal temperature, automatically maintaining a stable core body temperature in cold winters, warm summers, and wild swings between both extremes. In hot weather, if the core body temperature rises to 40.6-41.7°C, hyperthermia occurs. This condition can be fatal within only a few …

Ice Cream

Have Fun in Summer, But Beware

Typically summer months aren’t associated with illness; most people enjoy robust health at this time of year. However, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, summer is the time when illnesses “incubate”.

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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