Why you should opt for healthy food in Ramadan

  • internetQatar
  • May 12, 2019
  • 4 min read

Ramadan is a month of divine blessings. We know that there are numerous positive effects of fasting on the human body. However, if bad eating habits are not controlled, anyone who is fasting can face serious health issues. Shorog Hantoush is a well-known dietician. She has master’s degree in human nutrition. She recently spoke to […]

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Ramadan 2019: The health benefits of fasting

  • internetQatar
  • May 5, 2019
  • 3 min read

Ramadan, which begins on May 6 in most countries this year, is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It involves abstaining from eating, drinking, smoking and sexual relations from dawn to sunset, in the hopes that it will lead to greater “taqwa”, or consciousness of God. Muslims were commanded to fast during Ramadan more […]

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Fasting protects against age-related diseases

  • internetQatar
  • April 14, 2019
  • 2 min read

Washington: Fasting can boost the body’s metabolism and help protect against age-related diseases, a study has found. The circadian clock operates within the body and its organs as intrinsic time-keeping machinery to preserve homeostasis in response to the changing environment. While food is known to influence clocks in peripheral tissues, it was unclear, until now, […]

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More than 15 hours of Ramadan fasting in Qatar

  • internetQatar
  • May 24, 2017
  • 1 min read

The fasting period during Ramadan will range from a minimum of 15 hours 2 minutes to a maximum of 15 hours 16 minutes, Qatar Calendar House has said. A press statement from noted astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk and Qatar Calendar House president Dr Mohamed al-Ansari also stated that Ramadan 1438 would start on May 27 […]

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