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The Chocolate Affair: 4 Goods and Bads of Chocolate

Bismillah Chocolate, Coffee, and Cheese are most definitely the three C’s of life. In limelight, in this article, is chocolate! I’ve streamlined my chocolate research to sum it down to four goods and bads.  In particular, dark chocolate is all that and more. It’s always the tall, dark, and handsome …

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Why Crash Diets Are Bad & How They Can Affect Your Health

Bismillah Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has created the human body as an intelligent system that adapts to changes. Crash diet it is a sudden, harsh change that brings about its harmful effects. I was living a nightmare when I weighed a behemoth 191 pounds (87 kilograms) at the age of …

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6 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

Bismillah Prophet Muhammad salAllahualayhiwasallam mounted the pulpit, then wept and said, “Ask Allah for forgiveness and health, for after being granted certainty, one is given nothing better than health.” [Tirmidhi] This demonstrates the virtue of being healthy in Islam. How can you lead a better life? These are my six …

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The Importance Of Outer Beauty In Islam

Bismillah  One of the beauties of Islam is that it does not only care for keeping ones inner beauty [soul] in good shape, but also ones outer beauty [body]. It is important to take care of ones body, by making sure one is clean from any impurities, smelling good and …

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Health, Diet And Exercise In Islam

Bismillah As much as I would love deep- fried pakoras  – even at three in the morning during Ramadan – as much as the next girl, and as great as those loose djellabas and abayas are for covering the excess supply of fat that has accumulated around my middle, it’s …

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The Reality about Cellulite and Stretch Marks

Bismillah What is cellulite? Cellulite is a change in the skin’s appearance giving a dimpled or orange peeled effect. This is when fat tissue herniates through the connective tissue above it, causing a skin dimpling effect. And why does it show up less frequently in men than in women? Because …

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My Weight Loss Journey

Bismillah! Ah, the tribulations of physicality, the ever pertinent topic about a woman’s weight. What causes our obsession with it, how do we get it, how do we lose it, and how in the world do we keep it off? Why do we gain weight? Many factors influence weight gain. …

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5 Simple ways to long, lustrous and healthy hair – Part 2

Part 1   #5  A Hair Treatment to try on a weekly basis  This is a weekly DIY (Do it yourself) Treatment scheduled for the week. It may seem like a lot of work but it will surely make a difference to your hair if you are regular with it inshaa’Allah. You may …

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5 Simple ways to long, lustrous and healthy hair – Part 1

   Part 2 Bismillah We’ve all seen the hair commercials, where a woman confidently displays her long and lustrous hair which is literally bouncing off her shoulders as she walks and we have thought to ourselves, “I wish I had that hair!.” Well, ladies, wish no more! The hair you’ve …

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