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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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Amp Up a Smoothie

Meet my new friend. I am all about the shortcuts to maximize my nutrition and my health. I got so excited when I found this. I had been buying pure BLUEBERRY JUICE for its antioxidants and been painstakingly cutting GINGER up for each every smoothie because it’s an appetite suppressant. I was looking to add […]

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New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a […]

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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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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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