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Good Mood Food – Food for a good mental state

Good Mood Food – Food for a good mental state

It is commonly accepted that our diet has an effect on our physical health. Media and social media are constantly bombarding us with the latest diets we need to try in order to get our bodies in the ‘perfect’ shape. Less talked about, however, is the effect our diet has on our mental health. While we may attribute our irritability, mood swings and difficulty concentrating to other stressors in life, our diet may have a big part to play in causing these symptoms.

First 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

First 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

Some of the most important days of the year are the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. In Surah Al-Fajr, Allah swears by the 10 nights. Scholars are in agreement, this relates to the first ten nights of Dhul Hijjah. We often see Allah swearing by magnificent phenomenon in the Quran, this in turn gives more weight to the verses to follow. Allah is swearing by these first ten nights. These nights are not to be taken lightly.

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.

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

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?

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

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 our bodies and minds.

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.

9 Major E-Number Categories

9 Major E-Number Categories

Some time ago, there were rumours talking about how E-numbers indicate that a product contains traces of pork. So, whenever a product has an E-number on it, it will instantly be flagged as Non-halal for Muslims!

Moscow is becoming ‘Halal’

Moscow is becoming ‘Halal’

The Aerostar hotel in Moscow has launched a special ‘halal’ service for visitors, including a prayer room and a Quran on your bedside, in a bid to attract visitors from the Muslim world. “Our Muslim visitors were constantly asking for a separate prayer room or a special menu. We wanted everyone who came here to feel at home,” said Lyubov Shiyan, marketing director at the Aerostar hotel.

Taking Care of Your Kidneys: The Key to Your Daily Productivity

Taking Care of Your Kidneys: The Key to Your Daily Productivity

Taking Care of Your Kidneys It’s true that we don’t realise the value of something until we lose it. I struggled for over 10 years with kidney disease and despite constant warnings from my doctor that non-compliance with medication would cost me my kidneys, I never ever imagined being the one on dialysis, let alone need somebody else’s kidney to survive. Chronic kidney disease can severely affect your daily productivity: it causes persistent fatigue, nausea, swelling due to water retention,…

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10 Proven Benefits Of Zam Zam Water

10 Proven Benefits Of Zam Zam Water

1.The Story of how it came to be This accurate account of the originof Zam-zam holds with it an exquisite message… Hajar (Alayhis salaam) made use of the small amount of food that Ibrahim (Alayhis salaam) left for her and her baby, but ran out eventually and was soon thirsty and hungry-her milk dried up, her baby Ismail (Alayhis salaam) became hungry and began to cry. Hajar couldn’t afford seeing her son in pain so climbed up the hill which…

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