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Fat Fast versus Atkins phase one: Jump-starting low carb high fat weight loss

What's the best approach to jump-starting weight loss on a low carb high fat diet ? A concept known as a Fat Fast, which Dr. Robert Atkins popularized, is still used.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Low Carb Diet, Atkins Nutrional Method, Health

2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Eating to combat stress? Just think about it

A few years ago, Lynn Rossy's boss at the University of Missouri came into her office and told her, "I want you to solve the obesity problem in this country."


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Health

7 hrs ago | Free Republic

Iran leader calls Israel ‘rabid dog’, urges arms for Palestinians

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called Israel a 'rabid dog' for its attacks on Gaza, and urged Muslims to arm Palestinians to enable them to counter what he termed genocide.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Medical News

Tree nuts have positive impact on glycemic control in diabetes and on metabolic syndrome criteria

Two new meta-analyses involving tree nuts were recently published in the online publications, British Medical Journal Open and PLOS ONE .


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Washington Times

Troops told not to eat, drink in front of Muslims during Ramadan

Military personnel at a government-run health science university in Maryland were reportedly instructed not to eat or drink in front of Muslims during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Health, US Military, US Navy, NSA Bahrain

Final Call

Feeding the poor and the needy

The Believers from the Nation of Islam's flagship Mosque Maryam spent recent Sunday afternoons feeding some of the city's homeless people near a downtown mission.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health


Nuts May Help Lower Blood Sugar

Eating more tree nuts may help with diabetes control, a new review of research suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin


CRUCIBLE: Eidu l-fitr 2014: A Call to End the War in Gaza

All praise is due to Allah the Lord of the Universe, the One who obliges His creation to follow His Command.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

The Wave

Eid Festival returns to Anaheim to mark end of Ramadan

ANAHEIM Live music and a diverse selection of food from across the Middle East are expected to draw about 20,000 Muslims to downtown Anaheim for the city's second annual Eid Festival, marking the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Volta leading in fuel smuggling

The Volta Regional Minister, Helen Adwoa Ntoso, has bemoaned the increasing spate of fuel smuggling in the region, describing the situation as very unpatriotic.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

WDTN-TV Dayton

Muslim commumity gives back during fasting

Ramadan is a holy month of fasting and it ended on Monday night. Tuesday, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Dayton marked Eid-ul-Fitr.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Ramadan, Dayton, OH

Medical Daily

54 Grams Of Tree Nuts Per Day Can Drastically Improve Type 2 Diabetes ...

Adding nuts to our diet is already considered a good strategy for lowering the risk of heart disease by reducing low-density lipoprotein , also known as "bad" cholesterol levels.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition

The Newark Star-Ledger

How lineman Oday Aboushi balances fasting for Ramadan with Jets training camp

A practicing Muslim, Aboushi dutifully observes Ramadan, the ninth month on the Islamic calendar, when adherents are required to refrain from eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset, though children, the elderly, pregnant women, and others who medically should not abstain from food or water are exempted .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, World News, Uzbekistan, Ramadan, Health, University of Virginia

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Gelesis100: The Latest Sponge-in-Your-Stomach Diet Pill

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In Pictures, Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr, also known as the "Feast of Breaking the Fast," is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Health, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Yemen

Tue Jul 29, 2014

An atheist reviews a modern Christian witch-hunter's book

From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! Ruth Brown believes in witches... and not the New Age kind who meet around coffee tables or celebrate Nature.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Health

The Times of Israel

In Israel, Holocaust survivor worries about her Gazan daughter

In her living room in the Israeli town of Ramle, Sarah says she wants a peaceful life.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Palestinian Territories

Christian Science Monitor

Jerusalem feels Gazan conflict; Kerry in Afghan elections; impending...

This week's round-up of commentary covers the effects of the Gaza conflict on Jerusalem, John Kerry's deft behind-the-scenes diplomacy during the Afghan elections, Asia's anticipation of rising conflict between US and China, a modern threat to London's historic cabs, and the foreboding future of German-American policy interaction.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, Israel, Middle East, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan,

Final Call

Eid Karriem!' Muslims mark end of Ramadan, celebrate close of holy month

With the sighting of the new moon, the fast of Ramadan ended for Muslims July 28 and around the world the hearty greeting of "Eid Mubarak!" which is often translated as "Blessed Festival!" or "Blessed Celebration!" was given.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Chicago, IL, South Holland, IL, Health

Eid-ul-Fitr 2014: 7 practices that are followed on the Feast of Breaking the Fast

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, Muslims all over India come together to celebrate one of the most important festivities, Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid-al-Fitr.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Health