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5 Things Muslim Women Should Never Do In Ramadan

#1 Eat Pancakes For Sahoor (Breakfast) Pancakes and syrup, even the all-natural Maple syrup from the tree, are simple sugars that’s going to give you an insulin spike then a crash. The little bit of energy you would have had until 12-noon will be cut short and you will find yourself feeling fatigue and brain […]

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Ramadan is Coming RUN!

Ramadan is coming…RUN! By Mubarakah Ibrahim As a health and fitness coach one of my biggest concern for Muslims during Ramadan is dehydration. Because Ramadan will occur during the longest and hottest days of year it is inevitable that every fasting person will become dehydrated at some point in the month. It only takes one […]

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Ramadan Survival: Hydration

With the long hot days of July coinciding with the annual Ramadan fast health concerns arise in the minds of Health and Fitness Professionals who fear lack of awareness for proper eating and hydration may be a deficit in Ramadan. It is estimated that 70% of American walk around on a daily basis dehydrated. In Ramadan […]

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3 Tips For a Spring Detox

Today is the first day of spring and with it comes a renewed birth of energy in nature.  The once dormant branches and grounds transform into a vibrant energy.  For those of us in colder climates, like the northeast United States are happy to see the cold, grey days of winter transform into bright warmer […]

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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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