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Why Vegetables and Fruit Help Prevent Cancer

Muslim Nutritionist on 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 …

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 …

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”.

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From Breastfeeding to Formula Feeding

In this counseling answer: • Keep feeding times short.Remember, tiny babies still have tiny tummies. Small, frequent feedings are still the best Don’t overwhelm baby with a whole pile of food on her plate. • Withformula-fed babies, offer new foods in the morning.If by some chance your baby is allergic to a particular food, the …

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 …

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 supermarketand 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 …

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Are Digestive Problems Ruining Your Ramadan?

Your digestive tract is a self contained unit that doesn’t (when working optimally) allow the food you consume to be absorbed and distributed to the body without first sterilizing, identifying and processing it.



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