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Neat Kids Live Longer …

BOOK REVIEW: THE LONGEVITY PROJECT So I just finished The Longevity Project and it was one of the most interesting reads in terms of health and longevity I have read in a while. Yall know I am all about the research and this one was one that will certainly weave it’s way into my future […]

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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 […]

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THE SUNNAH OF OLIVE OIL

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 […]

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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 […]

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