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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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Sound Mind in a Sound Body: The Sunnah of Exercise

As-salamualaikum I am starting to prepare my presentation for the RIS Convention and I couldn’t help but sit back and reflect with a smile how far the Muslim community has come since I started this mission of bringing awareness of how physical fitness effect spiritual wellness as Muslims.  When I began getting my first certifications […]

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When Friends Aren't Fit

How to help a friend lose weight and stay friends The struggle to lose weight is often a battle you can’t win alone. It can make a world of difference to have the support and encouragement of those around you. If you have a loved one or close friend that’s trying to lose weight, it […]

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Heart-Harming Habits

What are you doing to hurt your heart? It’s the only one you’ve got, so you better take care of it. Your heart is an amazing organ with the important job of pumping life-giving blood to all parts of your body. On average, the adult heart beats 72 times a minute. That’s 100,000 beats a […]

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Bile Gone Bad

Could your pain be due to gallstones? You’ve heard of kidney stones and the horrible pain they cause, but have you heard of gallstones? Under your liver, there’s a pear-shaped sac called the gallbladder. This small organ has the job of storing bile (a digestive juice made by the liver) and secreting this substance into […]

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Babies and Blood Sugar

As if a healthy pregnancy wasn’t hard enough. Around week 24 of pregnancy, many women develop high blood sugar levels. When this occurs, it’s known as gestational diabetes mellitus—a.k.a. GDM. This doesn’t mean a woman had diabetes prior to pregnancy and it doesn’t mean she’ll necessarily have the disease after the baby is born. But […]

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