What is The Relationship Between Nutrition and Dementia? (part 1)

This is going to be 3 part series about the nutritional implications of dementia. I'll first be giving a brief introduction to the disease and its pathology, then the following posts in the series will look into dietary habits that induce and prevent the development of it. According to Potocnik’s, (2013), article on Dementia in The… Continue reading What is The Relationship Between Nutrition and Dementia? (part 1)

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Olives (Sunnah Food Series #3)

"He causes to grow for you thereby the crops, olives, palm trees, grapevines, and from all the fruits. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who gives thought." [Qur'an 16:11] Abu Asid said: “The Prophet  (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Eat the oil and use it on your hair and skin,… Continue reading Olives (Sunnah Food Series #3)

Date Fruit (Sunnah Food Series #2)

"The pains of labour drove her to the trunk of a date-palm... Do not grieve! Your Lord has placed a small stream at your feet. Shake the trunk of the palm towards you and fresh, ripe dates will drop down onto you. Eat and drink and delight your eyes…" [Qur'an 19:23-26] Research suggests that eating… Continue reading Date Fruit (Sunnah Food Series #2)

Honey (Sunnah Food Series #1)

"And the Lord inspired the bee, saying: "take your habitations in the mountains and in the trees and in what they erect. Then, eat of all fruits and follow the ways of your Lord made easy (for you)". There comes forth from their bellies a drink of varying colour wherein is healing for men. Verily… Continue reading Honey (Sunnah Food Series #1)

Sunnah Food Series

This post is an introduction to a short series I will be publishing alongside my usual essays and reviews. Sunnah refers to the practices, traditions and customs of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), all of which have been documented and compiled in a collection of reports known as the Hadith. Islam promotes a clean… Continue reading Sunnah Food Series