Noor H. Salem is an author of six books, speaker, and a certified holistic health coach originally from North Carolina. After earning a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Michigan within two years, she successfully received her graduate certification as a holistic health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world’s largest educationalinstitution for nutrition. Noor has been working with clients for years through her wellness practice, Holistic Noortrition, on healing naturally from issues including, but not limited to, allergies, migraines, food intolerance, arthritis, infertility, weight loss/gain, thinning hair, and insomnia. She conducted workshops, lectures, and group coaching classes in countless masajid,MSA’s, and organizations.
Noor has been known in the Michigan community for years due to her service and experience as a youth adviser, organizer, and counselor for numerous youth camps, such as AOF and the MMYC (Michigan Muslim Youth Council) conference. She served as a Youth Administrator, at the Muslim Community Mosque in Michigan, as well as the Ameerah (co-President) of Qabeelah Ittihaad, AlMaghrib Institute’s Michigan chapter. Noor recently moved to New Jersey, and currently serves as the Ameerah (co-President) of Qabeelat Durbah, AlMaghrib Institute’s New Jersey chapter. Additionally, Noor works as a columnist for several outlets, such as The Muslim Observer, and a freelance researcher and writer for numerous health institutes and academics. Her works include the sought-out book, “Sunnah-Superfoods,” a culmination of life-changing recipes and remedies, with a foreword by Dr. Waleed Basyouni, the second edition of which launched in late 2018. Noor recently published “Superfoods for Baby: The A to Z of Eating Healthy,” “Sunnah Superfoods for Baby: Arabic Version,” as well as “Sunnah Superfoods for Kids,” which includes puzzles and activities, fun facts about health, and over 50 kids-friendly recipes.
Noor is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Nutrition & Integrative Health on the pathway to a Doctor of Clinical Nutrition, insha’Allah. She is also pursuing a degree from the Islamic Online University and has been in the process of acquiring a bachelor’s degree from Al-Maghrib Institute, completing various courses in the subjects of Qur’anic Sciences, Islamic Creed, and Fiqh. Her hobbies include reading, photography, spoken word, hiking, and Arabic poetry- Imam al-Shafiee’s Diwan being amongst her favorite. Her passion for writing and poetry led her to co-publish a book, [Un]broken: A Collection of Poetry & Essays on Trusting in God, with a foreword by the star of poetry himself, Shaykh Ammar AlShukry.