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8 Tips for a Nutritious Ramadan

8 Tips for a Nutritious Ramadan

As far as a healthy nutritious lifestyle goes, Ramadan is a good opportunity to stop bad food habits and limit what we eat. Fasting relieves and strengthens the digestive system while increasing its efficiency and helps adjust triglyceride levels in the blood. However, because our suhoor and iftaar contain highly calorific foods we in fact reverse any benefit.

15th of Sha’ban: The great debate

15th of Sha’ban: The great debate

If this night is truly a blessed night then to dismiss it, is a great loss. However, if it does not hold any significance then to glorify it is an innovation and a deviation from the sunnah of the Messenger of Allāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). The Messenger of Allāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “Anyone who introduces something into this matter of ours, which is not from it, will have it rejected.” (Bukhārī and Muslim)[1]

Shazan’s Halal Policy

Shazan’s Halal Policy

“We are a Muslim family from Preston and we are members of our local mosque Masjid-E-Noor. At Shazans Foods we only handle halal products. Slaughtering of animals and their welfare are both of primary concern to us.

Essential Islam: Essentials of Hajj and Umrah webinars

Essential Islam: Essentials of Hajj and Umrah webinars

The Essentials of Hajj and Umrah webinars are the perfect companion for pilgrims who have made the pure intention to travel on the ‘Journey of a Lifetime’. Many wonderful and rare secrets will be divulged, providing a valuable insight into the wisdom and true meaning of Hajj.

How to Tell the Difference Between Halal and Non-Halal Gelatin

How to Tell the Difference Between Halal and Non-Halal Gelatin

How to Tell the Difference Between Halal and Non-Halal Gelatine Gelatin is used in chewy and fluffy sweets and desserts, but finding halal gelatin is not easy for Muslims around the globe. Halal gelatin is getting more attention these days since it makes sweets and desserts finer and fluffier. How can we tell the difference between what’s halal gelatin and what’s not? What is Gelatin and Where Does It Come From? Gelatin is a colourless, tasteless and odourless setting agent….

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Relationship and Sex Education (RSE): The Ultimate Guide

Relationship and Sex Education (RSE): The Ultimate Guide

From September 2020, relationships and sex education will become mandatory in all secondary schools in England.

The basic premise of this introduction is to allow young people to know more about sex and relationships from a young age. It will help young people make better decisions about their bodies, choices and actions.

Hydrating Fruits & Nuts perfect for Ramadan

Hydrating Fruits & Nuts perfect for Ramadan

Hydrating Fruits & Nuts perfect for Ramadan Being healthy in Ramadan It’s important to be healthy in Ramadan so that we can benefit fully from everything this month has to offer. It’s a busy and intense period of ibadah (worship) alhamdulillah, and we can and should help ourselves by being in the best possible physical condition. We can ensure this by eating foods that are rich in goodness, the consequences of which will insha Allah include making fasting easier for…

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Animal Rennet

Animal Rennet

Rennet is an enzyme used in the food industry for the preparation of cheese by curdling milk. Rennet is extracted from the stomach of a calf or animal.

Breastfeeding is best

Breastfeeding is best

Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time to get the hang of. Lots of mums wonder if their baby’s feeding well and getting enough – especially in the first few days. But once you’ve mastered it, you’ll probably find it’s the easiest and most satisfying way to feed your baby. Breastfeeding means you’ll always have a constant supply of food for your baby, at the perfect temperature, whenever they need it. Benefits of breastfeeding There are many benefits and advantages…

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Halal meat: Is it Tayyib?

Halal meat: Is it Tayyib?

Halal meat: Is it Tayyib? The Prophet Muhammad advised his followers to treat animals with kindness and, if needed, kill them mercifully for food. And he didn’t mince words. “Whoever kills a sparrow or anything bigger than that without a just cause, Allah will hold him accountable on the Day of Judgment,” the Prophet reportedly said. Remembering these instructions, New York farmer Zaid Kurdieh says much of the meat that brands itself as halal, or religiously permissible, is nothing but a sham….

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