Sunnah of Health: SLEEP

ABOUT THIS SERIES: This is part of an ongoing series in which we will explore “The Science of The Sunnah: Health and Longevity.  – Islam is a religion which is “designed” with the Fitra (natural inclination) of the human being in mind.  When the human being follows it’s teachings and philosophies they will naturally achieve […]



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 […]