03 MAR 2023 NUTRITION & WELLNESS 3 MINS READ 1519 VIEWS 57 SHARES

5 Sunnah Foods for Daily Nutritional Needs

Fulfilling our daily nutritional needs is important to keep healthy. However, this is becoming increasingly challenging as everywhere we look, lurks temptations in the form of unhealthy food and beverages. However, these challenges should not stop you from sticking to Sunnah dietary practices – those practised by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) – that have been around for centuries.

Health is wealth

Good health is important; however, it is not always easy to maintain a healthy diet. That said, even if you have been practising bad eating habits, it’s never too late to give your body a fresh start. Begin by changing your eating pattern and look for small changes you can make to replace bad habits with healthier ones.

Benefits of 5 Sunnah foods you should know

Sunnah foods refer to foods that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) liked and ate. Consuming food based on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s Sunnah is not only recommended for Muslims but also for everyone else.

Sunnah foods such as dates, honey, pomegranate, black cumin (habbatus sauda) and olives are well known for their nutritional values. By practising the consumption of Sunnah foods, which is a part of Islamic teachings, we can gradually improve our general health. Other benefits you can get from consuming Sunnah foods includes:

Dates

Rich in fibre to aid in digestion. Contains antioxidants for general health as well as calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus1.

Pomegranates

This sweet fruit contains fibre, protein, Vitamins C and K, folate and calcium. It helps to keep your blood pressure healthy, reduces inflammation and lowers the risk of oxidative damage2.

Black cumin

Also known as habbatus sauda, this herb is rich in calcium, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium as well as Vitamins A, C, E and B. It contains antioxidants (thymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, hederagenin and rosmarinic acid) and anti-inflammatory properties3.

Olives

Associated with arterial and cardiovascular health, olives are very good for heart health and to control cholesterol levels. It’s also rich in the antioxidant polyphenol hydroxytyrosol that helps to keep the body healthy3.

Honey

Extracted from many types of flowers, honey is rich in Vitamins B and C, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, enzymes and amino acid. It also contains high levels of antioxidants which promote general health3.

5-in-1 Sunnah superfood blend for optimal health

5-in-1 Sunnah superfood blend for optimal health

Offering numerous health benefits, Tropical Herbs Al Siha Botanical Beverage Dates, Pomegranate Extract, Habbatus Sauda Extract and Olive Fruit Extract with Honey is definitely a good choice for those who put their health first.

Made from a blend of pomegranate, black cumin and olive extracts as well as dates and honey, this Sunnah superfood blend is great for everyone, especially for those who have bad eating habits, lead busy lifestyles or fast.

This botanical drink contains three Europe-patented ingredients, namely the pomegranate, black cumin and olive extracts. Tasty and easy to consume, it doesn’t contain any artificial colouring or flavouring, making it a great choice for the health conscious.

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References:

  1. Al-Farisi, M., & Lee, C. (2008, October). Nutritional and Functional Properties of Dates: A Review. Critical Revies in Food Science and Nutrition, 877-887.
  2. Zarfeshany A, Asgary S, Javanmard SH. Potent health effects of pomegranate. Adv Biomed Res. 2014 Mar 25;3:100. doi: 10.4103/2277-9175.129371. PMID: 24800189; PMCID: PMC4007340.
  3. Iqbal, A. S., Jan, M., Muflih, B. and Jaswir, I. (2021) “The Role of Prophetic Food in The Prevention and Cure of Chronic Diseases: A Review of Literature”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(11), pp. 366 - 375. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v6i11.114