Three Foods to Avoid If You Have PCOS

Lifestyle changes, such as nutrition and exercise, are crucial in the management of PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). This is not only to encourage weight loss, but to reverse insulin resistance, which is very common among PCOS sufferers. Eating well and being active can greatly reduce the symptoms of this disease. Knowing which kinds of […]

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6 Sunnah Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet

Faith and fitness; what do they have in common? I believe wholeheartedly in the importance of connecting our quest for health with our spirituality. This makes out path to wellness much more meaningful and full of remembrance. One way that we can do this, as Muslims, is by incorporating sunnah foods into our diet. Sunnah […]

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5 Ways to Stay Motivated

If you’ve ever started a fitness routine and quit, you are not alone. Many people have no problem beginning a routine; they feel motivated, excited and ready to tackle anything. But the hard part is keeping that motivation up and continuing on in their fitness journeys for the long term. Trust me, even those who […]

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5 ways yoga promotes stress management

It is normal to experience stress from time to time. Acute stress is important, even exciting, as it keeps us motivated and moving towards our goals. Chronic, long-term stress, on the other hand, can be debilitating and quite detrimental to our health. While we may not be able to control certain stressors in our life […]

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7 tips to gain weight the healthy way

The words “fitness,” “health,” and “dieting” are often associated with weight loss, although they do not apply only to those who want to drop pounds. Fitness and health refer to keeping the body and mind in a state where it can function optimally, and dieting is defined simply as the types of foods one eats, […]

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Spice it up! 8 herbs and spices that are good for your health

All too often we hear the complaint that healthy food is boring. It’s true. Healthy food, on its own, can be quite bland and flavorless. But I have a trick for you that will get your food tasting delicious without added fat and calories (for the most part). Welcome to the world of spices and […]

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Fit Muslim Girl Recipe: Blueberry Pecan Protein Pancakes

First off, don’t mind the super amazing photograph of my pancakes…I have awesome photography skills if you can’t tell . Just kidding, I try to take professional-looking pictures but my lack of artistic skills always stands in the way. But they still look delicious right? I hope so! Anywho, if you’ve ever taken a look […]

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Healthy Stir Fry

It can be quite hard to decide what to eat/cook when your trying to be healthy, especially when you need something quick and easy but also enough to fill you up for a while. I find that stir-fries are a great way to make a fast and healthy meal with whatever is already in the […]

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Tricks to Battling Your Sweet Tooth

Sugar cravings are something we are all too familiar with. Sweets tend to be the biggest intercessor when it comes to sticking to a diet. There are many reasons for this. People generally crave junk food more than anything else; it is even the first taste humans prefer at birth! Because of its pleasing nature, […]

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