health

Blame It On the Cold: Infections and Misconceptions

“I drank too much cold water again,” my nanny sighed as she put a cup of tea in the microwave, her voice cracking.  She has been nursing a cough and an irritated throat for the past two weeks and the arrival of the coronavirus outbreak in our corner of Queens, NY…

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Mental and physical health tips every Muslim should know

There’s currently 3.45 million Muslims in America who are living in an increasingly hostile climate —  a challenge felt more so by Muslim women than men, a recent Pew study reveals. Particularly since 2015 (the lead up to the 2016 presidential election), the news has been awash with Islamophobic rhetoric and incidents…

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Yoga Specialist Zainab Answers our Questions: Does Yoga actually work?

Zainab Sarwar is a registered certified  power yoga specialist and nutritionist, and has run highly successful yoga studios in Pakistan. She is known for her unique approach in dealing with her clients, because she provides highly personalized support for everything from diet to exercise to help her clients reach their…

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Salaam Nutritionals! Yummy, gummy and halal vitamins

Salaam Nutritionals is one such solution. As it explains on its site, the product was “born out of the necessity to address the growing frustrations from parents whose children were not getting adequate nutrition and not being able to swallow big chalky pills; we knew there was a niche that…

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