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Defeating The Violence In Our Food And Medicine

By Robert J. Burrowes 17 December, 2013 Countercurrents.org Critiques of the mainstream (allopathic) medical industry have long drawn attention to its death-dealing: See, for example, ‘Medical Nemesis: The Expropriation of Health’ http://www.desireerover.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/MEDICAL-NEMESIS-Ivan-Illitch.pdf and ‘When Doctors Strike, Fewer People Die’ http://theuncommoncanadian.com/?p=332 In fact, according to one heavily-researched report, ‘It is evident …

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Blessed Fruits

  Al-Miftah.com Allah Ta’ala has repeatedly made reference to the gift of fruit in the Holy Quran. In one verse Allah Ta’ala says: “Do you not see that Allah sends down rain from the sky, and we produce therewith fruits of various colours.” (Surah Fatir:87) Elsewhere Allah Ta’ala says: “and …

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Superfood-Almonds

http://greatist.com/health/superfood-almonds   https://www.healthambition.com/using-almonds-for-weight-loss/   When cravings attack, it can be tempting to reach for something greasy or sweet, but neither is friendly to the waistline. For a healthy alternative, grab some almonds to help satisfy hunger and boost energy between meals. High in protein and fiber, these little nuts are this …

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Healing and Overcoming Shame

  mentalhealth4muslims.com http://mentalhealth4muslims.com/2010/03/09/are-you-silenced-by-shame/#&panel1-5 Most of us experience a broad spectrum of emotions throughout our lives; some of them are so common we talk about them openly with others, such as love, desire, anger and sadness.  Others, however, make us so uncomfortable we hardly ever talk about them at all.  One …

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Hejama: “The cupping cure”

  by Safia Marabani Source: MuslimVillage.com         A few years ago, I completed a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, specializing in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Remedial Massage. In the course of my studies, we were also taught different methods of cupping and touched base with wet-cupping referred …

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The Real Price of Beauty

mentalhealthformuslims.com http://mentalhealth4muslims.com/2010/04/21/the-real-price-of-beauty/#&panel1-4 We live in a time and place where the pursuit of physical perfection is a paramount goal for most people. The amount of money, energy, and time the average person spends on their physical appearance is truly unprecedented. Americans spend about $7 billion on cosmetic products each year, …

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Steps to Better Emotional Stress

NooriSiddique.com When faced with challenging situations, do you find yourself quick to blame others, make excuses for yourself or become easily upset, angry, irritable, frustrated, resentful, jealous, defensive? Do you complain frequently? Is your focus more on what you don’t want, than what you do want? Would you agree that …

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6 Reasons Why Exercise Makes You Happy

  By Krista Stryker http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-10798/6-reasons-why-exercise-makes-you-happy.html Sure, you know exercise is good for you. It keeps your weight in check, makes you stronger, and keeps you feeling youthful and staying active into old age. But did you know that exercise can also make you a happier person? It’s true. When you work …

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Microwave Dangers: What You Need To Know

The first time I became skeptical of microwave ovens was when I conducted a small experiment by myself comparing the growth of plants (from seedlings) watered with regular distilled water vs. water that had been microwaved. Much to my surprise those plants that had been watered with microwaved water did …

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Depression

By Shaykh Ash-Shuraym . If one takes a just and unbiased look at the current condition of mankind in general and the Muslims in particular, in an era where technology is at its most advanced and civilization is at its most developed in economic, medical, military and informational terms, they …

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