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10 health tips where Sunnah and Science meet

By: Muslim Council of Hong Kong (adapted from the Daily Crisp) Source: Muslim Council of Hong Kong As Muslims, we are advised the best example to follow is that of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), for his daily habits not only had spiritual benefits, but also physical and physiological benefits too. And this is spot on. Allāh says: “Indeed in Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes for (the Meeting with) Allāh and the Last Day, and remembers Allah much.” [1] Many of these benefits have already been affirmed by science too. Here are some of them. 1. Early Riser: Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) slept early and woke up with the...

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12 great breakfast foods

By: Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE Source: Authority Nutrition Despite what you may have heard, eating breakfast isn’t necessary for everyone. In fact, skipping breakfast may be better than eating many unhealthy breakfast foods. You can read about the worst breakfast foods here: 10 Worst Foods to Eat in the Morning. However, eating the right foods can give you energy and prevent you from eating too much during the rest of the day. Here are the 12 best foods you can eat in the morning. 1. Eggs Eggs are undeniably healthy and delicious. Studies have shown eating eggs at breakfast increases feelings of fullness, reduces calorie intake at the next meal and helps maintain steady blood sugar and...

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Why Australia needs Islamic financing

By: Chris Wright Source: Imagine a global industry in these volatile and bruising times where it is considered a disappointment that growth might drop to single digits this year for the first time in more than a decade. That industry is Islamic finance, a system based on a set of Islamic principles that includes sharing risk in financial transactions. Standard & Poor’s estimates the sector now has more than US$2 trillion in assets. It has grown at between 10 and 20 per cent almost every year of this century to date, but may finally be slowing down as it achieves critical mass. Mohamed Damak, global head of Islamic finance at S&P, sees headwinds on the horizon: the...

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