The holy month of Ramadan is a very awaited momentum for Muslims around the world.
For a Muslim, preparing for health is the main thing to consider, given that for a month this body will withstand thirst and hunger.
Perhaps some of us only know, the fasting we live for a month is a form of faith and righteousness as a Muslim in the running of the 4th Islamic pillar.
But do you know? In terms of health, fast activities will improve our health, and keep us from harmful diseases.
Beyond the holy month, many people – Muslims and non-Muslims – choose to incorporate fasting into their daily lives as a means to improve their health, lose weight, and improve their brain function.
A research team at the University of Texas recently did a study of intermittent fasting, and found that the time-fasting is limited, whether through a period with little or no food, can reduce inflammation, increase fat Blood and help with weight loss.
Participants do not reduce their Total calorie count-only the time peri…
A study by researchers at the University of Navarra and Jaen University in Spain found that certain foods could protect against the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer because they contain phenolic acids.
Phenolic acids are found in a variety of plant foods, including grains, blueberries, citrus fruits, wheat and rice.
For the study, presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Glasgow, the researchers looked at the relationship between phenolic acid and breast cancer in 11,028 women.
Each participant analyzed their phenolic acid intake over an average period of 12 years, and during that time the researchers found 101 cases of breast cancer.
To ascertain how much phenolic acid they consumed, women were asked to report how often they consumed 136 different types of food through a questionnaire.
These quinerary results are then compared with a database that has information about how rich phenolic acid is in each food.
The researchers found that those who consumed the highest hydr…