Category: Health

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Protect Your Mental Health in Tough Times

If you’re not protecting your mental health right now, you’re either struggling or a superhero. Even before the coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench in things, there was plenty to stress about. Concerns about everything from dirty dishes to climate change can affect your mental health. Just remember: You control your mental...

A Spicy Heritage By Fahmida Mehreen

Spices – it is India’s proudest heritage, and the history of Indian spices is almost as old as the history of spices itself. The business and activity of Indian spices can be traced back to the ancient and medieval ages where spices played a significant role in bolstering the Indian...

Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Did the coronavirus make you reconsider learning how to boost immune system function and your overall health? I bet the answer is yes. Unlike never before, the topics of hygiene, immune function, and natural health remedies are amongst the biggest questions inside people’s heads, and for good reason. Avoiding catching...

Why Organics?

Why Organics?

Organics have become an integral part of our food system. As a young child, I knew organics to be the fruits and vegetables in that one corner of the grocery store which did not seem to receive much attention. Today, grocery aisles are filled with organic products. It is not...

Pain, Pain, Go Away!  By Kazi Falguni Eshita

Pain, Pain, Go Away! By Kazi Falguni Eshita

Dear Readers, can you name someone who doesn’t suffer from physical pain at any point in his or her life? None, correct? Did you ever wonder how to get rid of that nagging, distressing and excruciating feeling without any prescription medication? Personally, I suffer from a constant, sometimes unbearable pain...

How Your Age Affects Your Appetite

How Your Age Affects Your Appetite

Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – our desire to eat. While hunger – our body’s way of making us desire food when it needs...

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Is Sugar Really Bad for You?

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when humans only had access to sugar for a few months a year when fruit was in season. Some 80,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers ate fruit sporadically and infrequently, since they were competing with birds. Now, our sugar hits come all...

Why Sleep Should Be Student’s Priority

Why Sleep Should Be Student’s Priority

Jakke Tamminen has plenty of students who do that very studenty thing of staying up all night right before an exam, in the hope of stuffing in as much knowledge as they can. But “that’s the worst thing you can do”, the psychology lecturer at the UK’s Royal Holloway University...

How Your Age Affects Your Appetite

Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – our desire to eat. While hunger – our body’s way of making us desire food when it needs...

Food Habits in Islam

Although there are some indigenous characteristics in the patterns of consuming food in different Muslim cultures, Islam has laid down some specific and useful codes of conduct for eating which were recommended by the Prophet Muhammad. Muslims have contributed much to the nutritional practices of the world’s many cultures. The...

Food to Increase Memory and Concentration

I would like to share some food recommended by Sunnah  which can increase your Memory and Concentration. These are in a way a Prophetic Medicine to increase Memory . I hope it benefits you. The Top foods in the list are: Honey Hadith : It is narrated in Sahih Bukhari that...

Bones Have More role in Body than We Know

Long cast as the strong silent type, bones aren’t as quiet as they once seemed. It turns out they have a lot to say. And the rest of the body appears to be listening. Scientists knew that bones are not just rigid scaffolds to hold up and protect soft tissues....

The Python and the Thief -Rezaul Karim

He is as hard as rock and is neat six feet seven inches- he is a thief! He can break off the wooden doors or windows, cut through the brick framed wall and jump over tall abandoned buildings. His name is Rosaline. But this stout thief met a terrible danger...

Chikungunya Symptoms and Prevention -Dr. M R Sa’ad

Chikungunya is a peculiar name and it was unfamiliar to general people. Due to spreading fast in the capital city Dhaka with sporadic rains, there is no way to turn down the issue ‘Chikungunya’. Recently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has detected 23 areas across the capital city...

Nutrition An Islamic Perspective

Allah created man (Adam) from a handful of dust that He took from all over the earth and, therefore, any replacement for wear and tear in the human body should be obtained from the same organic source that man belongs to, i.e. plant and fruit growing out of dust (land)....

Is Crying Good for Health

Crying has often been touted as a good way to relieve stress. Does science back this belief up? Until recently, scientists and authors were at stark disagreement over the point of crying. In King Henry VI, Shakespeare wrote, “to weep is to make less the depth of grief”, and the...

Thoughts Change your Brain, Cells, and Genes

We have much more power than ever believed to influence our physical and mental realities. Our mindsets are recognized by our bodies – right down to the genetic level, and the more we improve our mental habits, the more beneficial response we will get from our bodies. Every minute of...