Arabic Pastries – Mamool

 I love Mamool .Mamool are shortbread pastries filled with dates and nuts and spices, traditional to the  Arab world. Commercial and traditionally Mamool are made with white flour. However if we can avoid eating white flour and eat wholemeal instead is better  for the heart, blood and cholesterol. I will. White flour is  not Islamic; not part…

BAD MOOD FOOD

Whether it’s your own brain fog, depression, dizziness, irritability, lack of energy,  or mood swings, mental health is affected by what we consume as food and drinks. Children’s unbalanced behavior, learning difficulties can be and is affected by food or bad mood food is something that affects our minds. I tweaked the  following excellent piece from…

WHAT STARTS GOOD ENDS GOOD – LEMON WATER

10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Warm Lemon Water in the Morning Every morning , after prayer, I drink room temperature water with fresh lemon juice and this is why… Boosts your immune system Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds. They are high in potassium, which stimulates brain and…

NUTRITIOUS DEEN

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Islamic Nutritionist. Some religious and secular lifestyle paths look at the body as a temple that houses the spirit. As a temple and building, it should be maintained and not neglected. Islamic teaching compliments this view. Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith (volume 7, book of wedlock, hadith 127): Narrated `Abdullah, the son of…

REFINED SUGAR- EMPTY CALORIES- SWEET POISON

The information in the following article on sugar is a real eye opener. However we need to keep differentiating between sugar in fruit and refined sugar. Natural sugar in wholefoods is much lower on the G.I. glycemic index than refined sugary products like sweets and cakes or foods where refined sugar is added like beaked…

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS

IMFLAMMATION IN THE BODY CAUSED BY JUNK FOODS ENVIRONMENT SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE MEDICATION AND EMOTIONS…. POSITIVE FOODS THAT COUNTERACT THAT IMBALANCE 🙂