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Healthy eating for beginners

By: Rudy Mawer, MSc, CISSN Source: Authority Nutrition The foods you eat have big effects on your health and quality of life. Although eating healthy can be fairly simple, the rise in popular “diets” and dieting trends has caused confusion. In fact, these trends often distract from the basic nutrition principles that are most important. This is a detailed beginner’s guide to healthy eating, based on the latest in nutrition science. Why Should You Eat Healthy? Research continues to link serious diseases to a poor diet (1, 2). For example, eating healthy can drastically reduce your chances of developing heart disease and cancer, the world’s leading killers (3, 4, 5). A good diet can improve...

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A hidden gem of charity in Ramadan

By: MuslimVillage Source: MuslimVillage It is well known that the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said that the best charity is that which is given in Ramadan: On the authority of Thabit bin Anas: “…it was asked, ‘Which is the best charity?’ (The Prophet – Allah’s peace be upon him) said, ‘Charity in Ramadan.’” (Tirmidhi) In this month of abundant blessings, the types of charity that can be given are many but we would like to focus on one type of charity for which there is a great need, yet many are unaware of it. That hidden gem of charity is the giving or providing of water. Indeed, many of the great collections of hadith such as Bukhari and Ibn Majah have chapters or...

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Dealing with emotional challenges and difficulties

By: Raghad Ebied Source: Productive Muslim Sometimes we face stubborn challenges that hold us back from our dreams. They keep us ‘stuck’ and slow down our journey to fulfilling our potential, being more productive, and living life with purpose and passion. These challenges can come in the form of some sort of loss: whether a loss of health, wealth, loved ones, or loved things. They try our emotions and mentally hold us back from fulfilling the vision we have for our life. We are told in the Qur’an: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient.”  [Qur’an: Chapter 2, Verse 155]. So the question...

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