For Your Life

Understanding The Affordable Care Act

Metro-Detroit, MI–The Affordable Care Act is now open for registration, and many Americans are wrongly ignoring it

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October 3, 2013

Advice Column: “But, It’s Fat-Free Ice Cream!”

Question: I found fat-free and low-calorie ice cream with delicious flavors. Are these good treats to replace regular dessert with as part of my weight loss plan?

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September 26, 2013

Advice Column: Kids and School Lunch

Question: It’s back to school season and I’m facing difficulties convincing my children to eat healthy. I can’t control what they eat during lunch at school.

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September 12, 2013

Advice Column: To Drink or Not to Drink?

I would never recommend you purchasing any protein drink from restaurants or fast food chains.

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September 5, 2013

Advice Column: Smoothies: Good or Bad?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question:  Last week you mentioned the smoothies from McDonald’s not being a great choice. I always thought they were better to drink than pop and get it with my daily lunch. Can you explain why I shouldn’t? Answer: Last week I elaborated on the benefits of home cooked meals, but […]

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August 29, 2013

Information Session About K12 Charter School

Another educational alternative for students in Michigan and many other states is the online charter school.

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August 29, 2013

Advice Column: Quinoa

Quinoa is growing in popularity, and when you take a deep look at its health benefits you’ll know exactly why.

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August 15, 2013

Advice Column Week 8: Drinking Water

Question: I don’t drink enough water but I do include other drinks like juice, soda, and coffee in my diet. Do I need to reach 8 cups of water alone because it’s really difficult?

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July 3, 2013

Advice Column: Losing Weight

By Noor H. Salem, tmoquestions@gmail.com blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: While trying to lose weight and cut fried food, I decided to start frying in olive oil or sometimes vegetable shortening instead. Is there any health concern or is it healthier?  Answer: Good choice on trying to cut fried food from your diet, it’s a positive step towards […]

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June 30, 2013

Advice Column: Organic Food

When shopping for fruits and vegetables many have heavy amounts of pesticides and chemicals, so you’re better off purchasing organic.

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June 20, 2013

Young Muslims and Alcohol IAGD Monthly Annual Dinner

About 150 people joined for the monthly dinner on Saturday June 1st 2013 at 70pm at the IAGD masjid in Rochester Hills. The topic, Young Muslims and Alcohol…

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June 10, 2013

Noor Salem Advice Column: Lasagna Replacement

I really love lasagna but I know it’s not too good for me. Can you help me find a replacement?

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May 23, 2013

No Plan? Then Risk Having the State of Michigan Take Your Assets…

There was a very interesting article I came across in the New York Times on April 27th, 2013. It was titled: “He Left a Fortune, to No One.”

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May 23, 2013

Xbox One: Captain Kirk’s Google TV, with Extras

Another look at Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement from May 21st 2013

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May 23, 2013

Divorce in the Muslim Community

Saturday saw a frank and interesting discussion of divorce in the Muslim community with several speakers…

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April 25, 2013

Why You Should Know About Pulmonary Embolism?

Some people call it the “Silent Killer”, and others may call it “sudden death”.

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March 28, 2013

Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Cause for Concern

Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) can be a matter of great anguish to patients.

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February 14, 2013

Hijab for a Day: Non-Muslim Women Who Try Headscarves

World Hijab Day calls on non-Muslim women to try out life under the traditional head scarf. Can it lead to more religious tolerance and understanding?

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February 7, 2013

Health Exchange Decision Changed Again

States now have until Dec. 14 to decide; Perry says Texas not setting up its own

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November 29, 2012

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