Healthy Desserts—Fact or Myth? 

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Can desserts really be healthy or is it just an oxymoron? Many people who are watching what they eat often put all desserts off-limits. They


Junk Food—One’s Junk Food Can Be Another’s Lifeline

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There is no proper definition for junk food and there will never be one. If we google it, we may find that junk food refers


Food Choices in the Land of Abundance 

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We are all well aware of buying healthy foods, establish good eating habits and to exercise. But how many of us are able to do


From the Publisher’s Desk

From the Publisher’s Desk

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Assalamu Alaikum From its inception, IFANCA educational programs have served consumers with information on Halal; nutrition; food trends and health issues. In 1982 IFANCA began


Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

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Assalamu Alaikum Obesity is a global problem. Overindulgence has become a way of life. In reference to eating, Prophet Muhammad, salla ALLAHu alaihi wa sallam,


Summer 2013

Summer 2013

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Healthful Wonder Foods

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Food Rich In How to Eat Benefits/Harms Apples Ursolic acid, fiber Any which way Reduce risk of colon, prostate, lung cancers Beets Antioxidants, fiber Raw


The Perfect Cup of Tea

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Tea is an aromatic stimulant containing various polyphenols, essential oils and caffeine. The tea plant itself is Camellia sinensis, a native of Southeast Asia. Tea


Falafel and Cucumber Sauce

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Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 onion, chopped ½ cup fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground


Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops

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Ingredients 1.5 (700 grams) pound lamb chops – halal certified 6-8 fresh mint leaves (finely chopped) ¼ cup finely chopped parsley 2 teaspoons paprika 1


Roast Breast of Lamb Moroccan Style

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Eating for Your Heart

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The Mediterranean diet is not a get-slim-quick gimmick, and it does not mean loading up on spaghetti and Greek yogurt. Rather, it is learning to