Healing and Treatment from the Prophet (SAW)

We often hear that our family members, colleagues, or friends have many kinds of illnesses although they are still young. Not only just back or neck pain, but headaches, stomachaches, heart disease, strokes, diabetes, kidney disease or cancer. If they have medical ...

Chia Seeds – The New Super Food?

Chia Seeds Chia seeds are the current hot NKOTB Super Food. Botanically known by the name of Salvia Hispanica, these tiny black seeds are native to South America and are a member of the mint family. Their recent popularity as a superfood belies their important ...

Be Careful Of Eating Too Much Salt!

Our bodies need salt in small amounts (about 2300 mg / day) and too much salt intake can lead to hypertension. Hypertension is one of the deadly diseases in the world and the excessive intake of salt causes hypertension when the salt ...

Healthy Eating – from Infancy to Adulthood

Today, non communicable chronic disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Dietary intervention plays an important role in prevention and management of these diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Healthy eating habits from infancy are essential for preventing ...

What We Should Know About Sugar and Sweeteners

Bismillahirrahmaanirrahiim All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. I like to eat sweets, so my daily menu consists of lots. I  like to make pudding, creamy caramel, cakes and other desserts for my ...

Vaccination from Islamic Perspective (Part 3)

Does the Rotavirus vaccine contain haram substances? This issue specifically addresses concerns of Malaysian parents. The Malaysian Health Ministry (KKM) and Malaysian Department of Muslim Affairs (JAKIM) have jointly issued a statement reassuring consumers on this matter. JAKIM has observed and ...

Vaccination from an Islamic View Point (Part 2)

Is the vaccine a conspiracy theory of the West? These days, conspiracy theories seem abundant over just about anything. Apparently there are groups (albeit a handful) of Muslims or Malays who hold that vaccines are an evil mastermind of the Israelis/Jews ...

Vaccination from an Islamic View Point (Part 1)

What is a Vaccine? It is a substance produced from microorganisms that is given to adults or children to stimulate immunity and to prevent infectious disease. Immunisation is a process intended to increase body defense towards infectious disease, be it passive or active. ...

Vaccination Requirements When Making Hajj

There are both mandatory and recommended vaccinations necessary when preparing to make the Hajj to the Holy land: 1) Mandatory Last Tuesday (September 2) the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health announced that vaccinations against meningitis are mandatory for all local as well as ...