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Healthy Eating for Beginners

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The foods you eat have big effects on your health and quality of life.

Although eating healthy can be fairly simple, the rise in popular “diets” and dieting trends has caused confusion.

In fact, these trends often distract from the basic nutrition...

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Exotic Herbs in Prophetic Hadith (Part 1/2)

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"For every malady Allah created, He also created its cure (and he who) acquires such knowledge shall benefit from it and one who ignores it will forgo such benefit." (Sahih Bukhari).

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Prophetic Medicine: What about sugar?

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According to a tradition, the Messenger of Allah referred to the Spring of Eternal Life as sweeter than sugar. [1] In another tradition, the Prophet is reported to have said: Eat sugar cane (qasab al-sukkar). It helps the one who is full to digest, and it fills the one who is hungry.” [2]

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The Health Benefits of Dates

Category: Healthy Eating

The benefits of dates include relief from constipation, intestinal disorders, heart problems, anemia,  sexual dysfunction, diarrhea, abdominal cancer, and many other conditions. Dates are good for gaining weight also. Dates are rich in several vitamins, minerals and fiber too. These delicious fruits contain oil, calcium, sulfur, iron, potassium,...

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The World's Healthiest Foods

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126 foods that can serve as the basis of your Healthiest Way of Eating. Links to the articles about these foods can be found below.  Of course, there are many other nutritious foods other than those that we have included on our list that we feel are wonderful, health-promoting foods; if there are other whole foods - such as fruits, vegetables,...

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Different Types of Sugar Explained

Category: Healthy Eating

Sugar is a complex issue. It provides one of the three main tastes that humans love (the others being fat and salt), is our body's most basic ingredient for the production of energy, and yet popular nutrition suggests we are supposed to avoid it if we want to be "healthy".  Sugar is typically categorized as an "anti-nutrient" - a term meaning...

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8 Healthiest Leafy Greens

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"Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health," says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of The Veggie Queen. That's because leafy vegetables are brimming with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that may help protect you from heart...

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20 Health Benefits of Turmeric

Category: Healthy Eating

The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Tumeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, where it was most likely first used as a dye.

The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is...

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The Top 10 Super Foods

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All foods, even battered Mars bars, have some nutritional value. But there are 10 that are so beneficial to your health they are known as 'super foods'. Check them out here:

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7 Foods That Help You Lose Weight

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Don't get sucked into the idea that food is your enemy when you're trying to lose weight. In fact, it's just the opposite: Befriend the right foods, and the pounds are much more likely to peel off than if you just...

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12 Foods With Super-Healing Powers

Category: Healthy Eating

As part of a healthy diet, whole foods play a significant role in helping our bodies function at their best. There are hundreds of extremely nutritious whole foods, but the dozen on this list do more than contribute healthy nutrients -- they help you heal. In fact, every food on this list boasts multiple healing effects, from fighting cancer...

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The 15 Most Powerful Healing Herbs in Your Kitchen

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The humble herb and spice rack in your kitchen today need not be just a decorative feature, although they look quite pleasing to the eye hanging on the wall, in both modern and old fashioned styled homes. They can in fact hold a plethora of natural healing ingredients that can also add great taste to the foods you eat every day. Of all the...

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