The Messenger (Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam) said: “Eat olive oil and anoint yourselves with it, for it is from a blessed tree.” (Tirmidhi At’ima, 43) Health Benefits Cancer Prevention Evidence suggests that olive and olive oil consumption as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet has cancer-protective properties. Research also found that active ingredients in olive oil […]

Reflections of a Muslim Mom: Why President Obama’s Mosque Visit Was Personal


When President Obama won the election in 2008 my family and I was among the millions that shuffled through the crowded subways of Washington DC to catch a glimpse of the first African-American President.  We stood among the brave souls who gathered along the road side on that frigid January day to catch a glimpse […]

The Three Best Nuts for Weight Loss…

3 best nuts

  Nuts are a great source of heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals.  If you eat no more than a couple of ounces a day, they can be a healthy addition to your diet.  Plus, because eating nuts tends to make you feel fuller, on top of their health benefits, they can actually help you […]