Sugar has played an important role throughout human history and continues to enrich people’s lives. It comes in different shapes and forms including white soft sugar, granulated and liquid or syrup sugars, with usage from cooking to confectionery to medicine.
The process of refining sugar usually utilizes bone char from animals, a method which is not compliant with Islamic dietary laws. As a Muslim or a vegan living in Japan, where you can find sugar without animal by-products?
Rakuten, one of the largest online shopping malls in Japan, offers millions of products to Japanese as well as foreign customers. With the arrival of cross-border e-commerce the numbers of consumers purchasing items from overseas sites are growing rapidly.
But what you do if you want to buy from an online store in Japan, and the store doesn’t ship internationally - Sites like; UNIQLO, MUJI, GU, or even Yahoo and Amazon-Japan!
What if you just ate as much as you wanted every other day? Or for only a few hours a day? Or fasted two days a week? These are all examples of intermittent fasting regimens. That may even be the way we were built.
If so, first you should question the concept of eating three times a day. Is there a biological reason to eat three meals a day or it is just one of the societal constructs so ingrained in our culture that you never question it!
Our way of life seems to be changing very fast. As more and more of us are forced to work from home, like many of entrepreneurs, we need to embrace this reality and try to find ways to be even more productive.
With the technologies available today, we are able to do things like travel preparation and study in ways that can be more time and cost effective. People, who didn’t need to use these technologies, now are learning about them with a push caused by the Coronavirus situation.
Muslim parents in Japan are struggling to find Halal or Muslim friendly powdered milks for their babies. Sometimes, they have no other choice but to buy what they need from their home countries in any way possible.
Many have been contacting us asking, which powdered milk is Muslim friendly! Fortunately, there’s a group of volunteers who are dedicating their time and expertise to help Muslims living in Japan by providing these kind of information which people need on a daily basis.