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Opinion: Eating meat doesn’t have to be unhealthy Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

30/4/12  www.theshorthorn.com

In early April, an onslaught of pamphlets about making “compassionate choices” piled in my notebook. What did I take away from the Mercy for Animals pamphlets, booklets and starter kits? Stop buying meat from factory farms.

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The Sunnah and Health By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Hanson Category: Islam and Health

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Why should we eat five a day and will an apple keep the doctor away? A food writer explores the science behind it… Category: HealthHome

29/4/12 www.dailymail.co.uk

By Hattie Ellis

Deciding what to eat is no longer a simple matter of instinct or appetite. Every choice we make about food is complicated.

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“Halal” medicine now a option for Australian Muslims Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldPharmaceuticalsTrends

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23/4/12  Source: MuslimVillage.com

by Mohammad Kandil

Sydney, Australia: Australia has its first “Halal friendly pharmacy” with a retail pharmacy in the Sydney suburb of Lakemba introducing a line of Halal certified medicines.

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UAE: Qatar is obesity capital of the world: Report Category: HealthHome

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15/4/12 www.thehindubusinessline.com

With over half of its population overweight, the world’s wealthiest country Qatar is the obesity capital of the world.

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UK: Doctors launch campaign to tackle obesity Category: HealthHome

15/4/12  www.telegraph.co.uk

Surgeons, psychiatrists, paediatricians and GPs launched a campaign today to battle rising levels of obesity, saying current strategies are not working.

Surgeons, psychiatrists, paediatricians and GPs launched a campaign today to battle rising levels of obesity, saying current strategies are not working.

The inquiry will look at action that can be taken by individuals, including diet, exercise and parenting, as well as the impact of advertising Photo: REUTERS
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Chemicals in Cosmetics Lead to Diabetes And Obesity -Study Category: DiabetesHealthHomePersonal CarePharmaceuticals

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15/4/12  www.ibtimes.co.uk

A chemical used in cosmetics can increase risk of diabetes and obesity, according to a new report.

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Holistic health – Art of healing Category: HealthHomeIslam and Health

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15/4/12

By Dr Amir Farid Isahak

Exploring the spiritual and psychological elements of holistic health and living.

HOLISTIC health is a concept that takes into account everything that directly or indirectly affects our health. This would include spiritual, psychological/emotional, social, lifestyle, physical, hormonal, nutritional, exercise, environmental, and even, economic/financial factors.

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10 Steps to Happiness! Category: HealthHome

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12/4/12 muslimmatters.org

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Happiness is a mental state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. Each and every human being instinctively is in pursuit of happiness. Whether he/she is a child or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is the fact. In order to achieve this true and eternal happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. Happiness, according to the Oxford dictionary is ‘feeling, causing, or giving pleasure’ and it is being ‘satisfied’. It is essential to understand the psychology of happiness to know how much control we have over it. James Montier, a renowned global equity strategist studied behavioral psy­chol­ogy and concluded in his research ‘The Psychology of Happiness’ that psychologists have found that happiness is comprised of three components:

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Omega-3 pills may not help heart disease Category: HeartHome

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11/4/12  uk.reuters.com

By Genevra Pittman

(Reuters Health) – Fish oil supplements may not do much to ward off heart attacks and strokes in people who already have heart disease, a new report suggests.

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UK: New research reveals alarming levels of salt and fat hidden in Britian’s takeaway pizzas Category: Food ProductionHealthHeartHomeIndustry News UK & WorldPartners

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6/4/12   Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) (behalal.org partner)

CONSUMERS UNKNOWINGLY EATING OVER 10 GRAMS OF SALT IN JUST ONE PIZZA 

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