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Changing the World of Plastic Surgery

More often than not, when we think of plastic surgery, we think Hollywood. But Dr. Khalique Zahir, is changing that perception.

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: The Diet Soda Debate

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Instead of drinking soda I go for zero calorie and diet sodas.  Is there a significant difference between regular soda and the diet one? Answer: While it may appear like diet soda is a good choice for those aiming for a healthy “diet”, it can actually be just […]

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November 27, 2013

Fashion & Faith

Fashion, faith tie into art of head-wrapping at expo in Dearborn

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November 21, 2013

Kiwi Athlete Sonny Bill Williams Converts to Islam

He’s converted from a rugby league teen sensation into an All Black juggernaut, and along the way become a promising heavyweight boxer. But Sonny Bill Williams has also made a spiritual conversion to Islam…

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October 31, 2013

Rukhsana Khan’s Wins Award for her book ‘100 Great Children’s Books’

Rukhsana Khan Wins Book Award

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October 31, 2013

Advice Column: You Mean Salt isn’t Really Bad for Me?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Am I supposed to avoid all salt in my foods to really achieve a healthy life style? Answer: Believe it or not, you shouldn’t omit sodium completely from your lifestyle. Strictly avoiding sodium in your diet could actually have reverse effects including lightheadedness and dizziness due to very low […]

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October 24, 2013

Redistributing Wealth on a Local Level: Possible

How to avoid waste in America

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October 17, 2013

Advice Column: Exciting New Fries at Burger King?

Question: I was excited when my son brought SatisFries form Burger King with 40% less fat. Are these good options compared to the regular junkies at fast food chains?

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October 10, 2013

Advice Column: Chockfull of Ingredients in Chocolate 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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October 3, 2013

Everything you Need to Know About How the Government Shutdown Will Work

So… it’s shutdown time. Let’s take a look at how this will work.

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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

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