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Ramadan super foods

By: Umme Faatimah Source: The modern world has swept us off our feet in so many ways… our dressing, our lifestyles and most noticeably our eating habits. We have so casually adapted the western culture of unhealthy eating, moving further and further away from the Noble teachings of the Quraan and Sunnah of The Noble Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him). Yet, the newest nutritional research continues to discover the benefits of certain foods, labelled as “Super Foods”. They have also revealed the great benefits of certain eating habits, such as washing the hands before and after meals, eating with the hands, not drinking with meals… just to mention a few. However, all of this...

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4 practical tips for healthy Ramadan fasting

  By: Mikael Pittam Source: Muslims view the fasting month of Ramadan with much sanctity and honor. The fasting month brings about a personal reflection of where we are, what we have done and where we hope to go. Many Muslims feel a heightened sense of excitement as well as anxiety. In this state of excitement, we try our best to welcome in the fasting month with as much preparation as possible. However, at times, we tend to forget the little things. Here are some practical tips to fasting during this blessed month. 1. During Ramadan, it is important to make a serious conviction to follow the Ramadan routine. Wake up before dawn, have the pre-dawn breakfast...

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Large cancer study confirms harm of alcohol, benefit of exercise and diet

By: Jessica Berman Source: VOA News One of the largest cancer prevention studies of its kind to date reached a sobering conclusion. Just one alcoholic drink per day can increase the risk of breast cancer in women. But researchers also concluded there are things women can do to decrease their risk of breast cancer. The study by the American Institute for Cancer Research was a review of 119 prior studies involving 12 million women, 260,000 of who had developed breast cancer. Lead author Anne McTiernan is a cancer prevention expert at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. In 10 of the studies involving 4,000 women of childbearing age who developed breast cancer,...

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