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Shireen Hakim

Shireen Hakim is an award-winning author with a Master's in Nutrition from Columbia University. She was an expert source for Buzzfeed's Ramadan nutrition articles, and her nutrition article is viral on Islamic Online University blog.

Followers are not friends

(Disclaimer: I am grateful for my followers.) Real friendship takes work, not just a ‘like’. At the very least, it takes knowing each other’s names. But these days, social media account users throw around the ‘friend’ word while concealing their…

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A gluten-free naan for my nihari

No more BYOB (Bring Your Own Bread) A year ago I went to eat at a Halal burger kiosk at a mall food court in Brea, California. My stomach was growling since I hadn’t eaten in a while and don’t…

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