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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).

Muslims and Ramadan Weight Loss

An English proverb points out, “Some men walk through the forest yet see no firewood.” As Muslims, we should be careful of falling into this proverbial truth. Muslims often seek outside help to lose weight, although the Qur’an and Hadith provide guidance on many ways through which we can combat being overweight. They include periodic …

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 …

New Beginnings: Unraveling Weight Loss Dilemmas

If you’re like most of the world’s population, one of your top three new year’s resolutions must be: I have to lose weight. You will also probably start the uphill road by going online and checking out if maybe, just maybe, there’s a new gadget, diet, pill, or anything that you’re unaware of which might …

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

The model of weight gain that most people are familiar with has to do with consuming too many calories. You hear it all the time, “don’t eat that or you’ll get fat” or “if you don’t exercise, you’re going to gain weight.” The foods we eat or lack of exercise are most commonly associated with …

3 Ways to Get Motivated to Lose Weight

3 Ways to Get Motivated to Lose Weight

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing to us. I am so sorry to hear of your sadness concerning your weight. It is a problem that plagues many in our society these days. While you did not say how much you were overweight, nonetheless it deserves your attention. I am particularity concerned about …

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Your Guide to lose Post-Pregnancy Weight

It’s normal for every new mom to be eager to look like her old self again. Want to get back into shape now that you’re no longer pregnant? For long-term success – and to keep yourself feeling good along the way – keep these tips in mind.

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8 Tips on Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss

If you’ve had a baby and are keen to lose weight, we’ve got eight tips on post-pregnancy weight loss to get you started! Remember: dropping those extra pounds takes time, especially when you’re caring for a new baby and getting adjusted to a new schedule. So don’t be hard on yourself. Just focus on a healthy lifestyle and …

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