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Neuroscientist explains why ‘Big Pharma’ doesn’t study effects of fasting on the brain

By: Arjun Walia Source: Collective Evolution MV Editor’s Note: The fascinating information in this article demonstrates some of the wisdom behind fasting and it is also a sign of the words of Allah Most High about the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace), “He will enjoin on them that which is right and forbid them that which is wrong. He will make lawful for them all good things and prohibit for them only the foul; and he will relieve them of their burden and the fetters that they used to wear.” (Quran 7:157) However this kind of information is not the reason we should fast. The reason should be taqwa. Below is a TEDx talk given by Mark Mattson, the current Chief...

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How pornography affects intimacy

By: Sam Carr, University of Bath Source: The Conversation The world of internet pornography is a pervasive and wide reaching technology, growing at a breathtaking rate. It is a $13 billion-a-year industry in the US. Nine out of 10 boys in America are exposed to it before the age of 18, and men are 543% more likely to be users than women. By 2017, over a quarter of a billion people will use mobile porn sites worldwide. With such an enormous audience, it is not possible to make generalisations about whether internet pornography is good or bad. Clearly, it’s a matter of perspective. Reviews have linked pornography consumption with positive effects such as increased sexual knowledge and more...

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Eating halal and healthy

By: Altaf Wafaqani Source: Sound Vision You’ve heard it before and you’ll continue to hear it: Islam is a complete way of life. It covers all aspects of living, ranging from standard faith practices like prayer and charity, to the mundane like dress, social etiquette, and food. Food. Something we consider a personal choice, as well as one that affects our health so directly. Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, once said: “No human ever filled a vessel worse than the stomach. Sufficient for any son of Adam are some morsels to keep his back straight. But if it must be, then one-third for his food, one-third for his drink, and one-third for his breath” (Ahmad,...

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