Religion and ethical values
Ethics is a branch of Philosophy that deals with moral principles. Ethical values govern a person’s behavior in any kind of activity. Every profession hasethical code like medical ethics. Almost every professional ethics consists of values such as fairness, justice, right and all matters of value. Ethics deals with questions of human morality by defining…
Advent is the beginning of the Church Year. So, today is the first day of the year, by the Church Year Calendar. The Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day (Dec 25), which is the Sunday nearest to November 30, and ends on Christmas Eve (Dec 24). If Christmas Eve is a Sunday,…
New Research Reveals Eating Once A Day Can Lengthen Your Lifespan
A new research has questioned the effect of eating when you want. This is because, the research finds, snacking can adversely affect your lifespan. Scientists at the National Institute on Aging in the journal Cell Metabolism, state that those who “fast” in between meals live longer than those who snack. Using mice as a study,…
Stay Healthy This Ramadan With These 10 Tips
When observing Ramadan, it is important, especially for busy professionals, to maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits. The ninth month in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan, is a month of fasting observed by Muslims worldwide. Here are ten tips to help you stay fit and healthy during this holy month: 1. Don't skip 'sahur' Breakfast is the…
Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says
Saudi Arabia said the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported yesterday.
Cleric urges Buhari to declare three-day prayer and fasting
The Founder of Christ Church of Grace, Ajangbadi, Lagos, Prophet Cornelius Adetunbi, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a three-day fasting and prayer for Nigerians. He said the three-day event must be accompanied by a public holiday for the people to seek God’s face over senseless killings and other problems facing the country. The…
Ash Wednesday: Priest urges Christians to be discreet in fasting, alms giving
Rev. Fr Stanley Aroh, Parish Priest of St. Rita Catholic Church, Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has called on Christians to be discreet when carrying out their Lenten services of fasting and alms giving. Aroh, who made the call during a Mass to celebrate the Ash Wednesday in Mararaba, Nasarawa state, urged Christians not to look gloomy…
Fasting: A constant means of spiritual renewal
Fasting is a constant means of renewing yourself spiritually. It is a form of worship to God – offering your body to God as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.
Fasting until lunch cuts calories
Study author, Dr. Keith Tolfrey, said: “There is a common belief that breakfast is the ‘most important meal of the day’. However, around one third of children and adolescents in many countries skip breakfast regularly.”
Dangers of fasting during Ramadan for diabetics
The researchers report their findings in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the DTT website.