Be Cautious of Your Chocolate Ice Cream

by Noor H. Salem Everyone screams for ice cream-but I frankly wish everyone was screaming when they comprehended the ingredient list of their favorite ice cream. I must admit,

Should You Eat Dairy or Not?

by Noor H. Salem Previously, we covered common misconceptions of dairy in the food industry and the best type of dairy products you should purchase for optimum health. While I

Should You Really Avoid Eating Dairy?

by Noor H. Salem Going vegan, paleo, and gluten-free have been hot topics, and recently, dairy-free has become common, too. Is it just a fad, or should you really clean your diet

Delicious Kids-Friendly Cookie Recipe

by Noor H. Salem We've been discussing dealing with picky children, and undoubtedly, children love their desserts. This cookie bar recipe is made with healthy ingredients, whip

Getting Your Kids to Love Their Vegetables

by Noor H. Salem When we look around, we see most junk food items like cereals and packaged snacks targeting at our young children. Whether it’s through receiving free sticker

Cancer-Causing Pesticides Are Loaded on Your Fruits and Vegetables

by Noor H. Salem In the past, we’ve discussed dealing with getting picky children to eat healthy meals. Often, parents find it extremely challenging to get their children to e

Mom’s Scrumptious Gluten-Free Bread

by Noor H. Salem Last week, we discussed crucial facts I share with my clients to comprehend prior to following a gluten-free diet. As promised, here’s my mom’s mouth-wateri

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A Protein Packed Lentil Soup To Help You Lose Weight

by Noor H. Salem Are you trying to reach a healthy weight, feel full after meals, and have energy all at once? I’ve come to learn this is difficult for many people, as my clie

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An Energizing Date and Banana Smoothie To Power You Through the End of Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem During the last week of Ramadan, you’ve probably found your body accustomed to fasting. If you’re lacking energy during the day, try to implement some of th

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The Sunnah of Eating Healthy During Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem Every year, I enjoy sharing essential tips to stay energized and vibrant during the month of Ramadan. Ramadan is now in the summer days, thus leaving many thirs

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Curry Sauced Salmon Recipe to Try This Ramadan

by Noor H. Salem We have discussed several benefits of seafood, and I’ve shared essential tips to ensure you purchase and consume the best quality of the dozens of choices rea

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Rice and Lentil Pilaf Topped Bell Pepper Dish Known as Mujadarah

by Noor H. Salem Mujadarah is a rice and brown lentil pilaf, usually topped with caramelized onions and served with plain yogurt. Since I’ve been sharing remarkable health ben

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Mahi Mahi With Mango Salsa

by Noor H. Salem When it comes to eating seafood, I have many clients raise their concern that they’re not sure how to differentiate between good and bad choices. Unfortunatel

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Mouthwatering Stuffed Bell Peppers

by Noor H. Salem Last week, we discussed wonderful benefits of bell peppers, as well as several ideas to incorporate them into your diet more often. While they don’t carry the s

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The Benefits of Bell Peppers

by Noor H. Salem Although they are a part of the nightshade family along with other peppers, don’t be deceived by the name; bell peppers are not spicy whatsoever! In fact, red,

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A Kale Salad Bursting with Antioxidants

by Noor H. Salem Last week I discussed remarkable benefits of broccoli, the overlooked and underappreciated vegetable. Broccoli is delicious, and extremely healthy for many organs

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Broccoli: Just a Cheese-Dipper or a Superfood?

by Noor H. Salem Broccoli: the vegetable left last on the mixed vegetable platter at events, the cause of arguments at the dinner table because the kids refuse to eat it, and the

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Mouth-Watering Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe

by Noor H. Salem Last week, I’ve shared remarkable benefits of mushrooms, and the myriad of varieties out there that you may not have been familiar with. Now that you’re aware

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The Magnificent Benefits of Mushrooms

by Noor H. Salem Do you frequently pick mushrooms out of your salad or, perhaps, order your sandwiches without them when eating out? Unfortunately, many are unaware of the incredi

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Healthy Sweet Potato Fries with a Delectable Dill Dip

by Noor H. Salem Last week we discussed the popular myth that potatoes are fattening, and how you should avoid them if you are seeking a healthy lifestyle. I’ve debunked that my

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Are Potatoes Harmful to Our Health?

by Noor H. Salem While popular myth has it that potatoes are unhealthy and fattening, I’m here to assure you not all potatoes are created equal. Clearly, potatoes come with this

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The Protein-Bursting Salad to Replace your Meal Replacements

by Noor H. Salem I’ve found that it’s extremely common for many to turn to protein drinks and bars to replace their meals; many of my clients have attested to trying this. How

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Scrumptious Sauerkraut: A Probiotic Bursting Food

by Noor H. Salem While discussing numerous tips to begin the new year on a healthy note, I advise adding probiotics to your diet. Probiotics are good, live bacteria. Our bodies ne

Healthy Habits for a New Year

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist A new year just rolled in, and so did the long list of resolutions for many people. One of the top resolutions the majority of people ha

Rice: To Eat or Not to Eat

By Noor H. Salem, contributing columnist Many people avoid eating rice assuming it’s extremely unhealthy. While white rice is stripped of its nutrients, and lacks dietary fibe