The Prophetic Diet

Mohammed Faqih


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The speakers discuss the loss of work and the Prophet sallam's reasons for it, including the lack of appetite, nutrition, and breathing. They emphasize the importance of healthy eating and avoiding extreme activities like drinking moderation. The speakers also discuss the history of the Prophet's diet and the importance of healthy eating and drinking moderation. The importance of proper nutrition and fasting is emphasized, and the use of a trench on a hill during a Battle of London is discussed.

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crowd loud larger than usual. And I think it's my understanding that some of our local community members have lost

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Okay, so So to the Qureshi to the members of crazy family who lost their mother, or their mother, may Allah Subhana Allah have mercy on her, our, you know, heartfelt condolences to you may Allah subhanaw taala string to reward you and your loss Allah Allahu Allah Azza commonly Allah him out, as a prophesized Salam reminded us to Allah belongs what he gives Unto Allah belongs what he takes. And when we thank Allah, we praise Him for what He gives and what he takes. And we respond to any calamity or any loss, with suburb with patience. And we remind ourselves by saying in that Allahu ala Hologic also we remind you of that, and we asked, we pray that Allah subhanaw taala brings you

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peace, comfort, and reward you for your patience. And may Allah subhanaw taala.

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Give grant your mother or your parents and all of our parents who pass away, may Allah subhanaw taala grant them genitals or those, replace them with a place better than they have left behind. So

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tonight insha Allah Allah, I want to share with you some thoughts about the prophetic diet

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and Chaga

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What did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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eat or how he ate so Allah Allah is. So we know that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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was sent as a as an example, for us in everything.

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And, indeed, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us

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from what was revealed in the Quran, and what we find also in his statements, we have some guidelines and some dietary,

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you know, rulings and guidelines and restrictions and recommendations and so on and so forth.

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But the prophesy sent them himself also, his personal choices are very interesting.

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Right, and they're worthy of research, in my opinion. So tonight, I'm not going to be speaking as an expert.

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You know, but as just someone who did some research, and from any religious or spiritual point of view, I'm not a dietitian, I'm not a nutritionist. It would be great, though, however, for the specialists to really do an in depth study of the prop the prophetic diet, right. Now, one thing that I must caution you

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against is that you know, for instance, I found that someone one time said, the prophets I send them only ate organic food.

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All food was organic back then they didn't have it wasn't like the process only went to. So, but what was what was very apparent and clear is that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam did not do what the scholars called the Caliph,

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he did not go out of his way the process it was a very, the province had to maintain a very simple lifestyle and with the limits limited resources, then there was a scarce scarcity of,

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of, you know, resources and food items from Selim ate what was available, but he ate in moderation. So Allah listen, he ate and moderation. So besides the halal and haram, the list of items that are haram, right, there are certain things of the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam were lawful but the process seller himself did not prefer to eat them for secondary reasons.

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what comes to mind are three items that the prophesies declined or used to not eat. And other than that, Inshallah, we'll go into what the process has been used to eat and how, right so let me get out of the way things

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prophesy, Salam declined, Prophesy Salam declined food that is halal permissible for one of two reasons. One, either it didn't appeal to him.

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Right? It didn't appeal to him.

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Right. So when something didn't appeal to him, the prophet Salam did not condemn it, or he did not. Actually, he did not make any negative remarks about it. But the prophesied send them would not touch it.

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And that the example of that is when desert lizard meat, which is considered until nowadays in the Arabian Peninsula, it's considered to be a delicacy. Right? I didn't eat it myself. I didn't try it. Those who tried it, they think it's, it tastes better than chicken. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on that was presented to him, he said to his companions, you eat.

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as you Dooney were awful who the mayor can be out of the hole me. He said, It wasn't something that I'm used to. It's not part of the custom of my people. And I just don't, I don't find it to be appealing.

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So that's all he said. And he did not eat. He was asked in another narration, he said that he was asked, is it haram? Is it forbidden in the process, I'm said no. And then to make the point that the Prophet Salam told his companions to eat right and enjoyed the other, you know, type of food items, or the other reason he would decline or not consumed something is if it had foul smell, if it had foul odor, very strong odor.

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And the three that are

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mentioned in the Sunnah, our onions, raw onions, garlic, in spite of their nutritional value, and they're very healthy things, but because of the order, as well as green onions, right? And the prophets wa sallam said, If you must eat it, then make sure that you, you cook it, make sure that it's cooked, so that it's not,

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doesn't have that very

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strong odor. And the prophets have said and said to the Sahaba for in the own energy, he said I interact with and I have conversations close comfort, very intimate conversations with

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with the ones that you don't have close conversations with, in other words, he was referring to who debrief, angels are very fine delicate beings, right? Foul,

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any anything that is obscene, whether it be language or any scenery or any, any foul smell, anything that is that is offensive, right? repels them, and the province of Allahu Allah even send them out of

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consideration for Gibreel. Right, the Providence Salem stopped eating onions, raw onions, and garlic or anything of that nature. So these were the the two categories are the two reasons for which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam would refuse food that is otherwise, right. Fine halal, and it could be very,

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it could have great nutritional value. Right? So we don't I don't want anyone to come here and say, Listen, we shouldn't eat when it's proven to be actually to have great nutritional value, right?

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So, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as I said, ate, whatever that is halal, that is pure, whatever was available. Right. And he was not very particular paths, the halal and haram and whatever available the prophesy of Salem

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was not very, you know, particular he wouldn't go out of his way to pursue a particular food item. Right. But it appears that meat, right, meat wasn't necessarily a regular

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part of their diet, or his diet. Salalah isn't right.

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And it was something that they occasionally ate. That is apparent in the hadith of Asha or the Allah Juana. Contrary to common belief, some people think that oh, they used to consume a lot. No, no, that's that's not that's not actually the case. The province of Salem especially in the Medina and period it appears that date, date and water. Also fresh milk, goat milk, or camel milk, the prompts are seldom, I couldn't find any report any authentic report that shows the product selling had cow milk. It was goat milk, which is much healthier or camel milk, right. Which is very trendy by the way nowadays, especially in California.

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was the main besides water was the, the main drink that they they had and the food item that the process had, you know had the most was dates the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also his diet contains a lot of barley. Right? Especially whether it's you know,

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you know barley flour or you know, you know Bardi you know, basically cooked with me, you know, occasionally but Barley was and barley bread was actually one of the most common

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type of bread the prophesy Selim ate, right whole wheat also was was available but not as much as Barley Barley it seems to have been maybe cheaper and more available more accessible. So that was part of his die sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the province of asylum also ate

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dry meat.

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Right, as a matter of fact, he may have eaten more dry meat that he ate fresh meat, right. You know, like jerky stuff, dry me also dried milk or, you know, a cheese sorry, dry cheese, that that was also, you know, easily available. And it was not that expensive to obtain. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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had when it comes to meat, he had camel meat. He ate camel meat sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, after which he would perform voodoo actually, he also ate lamb and goat

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after which he did it make will do right so from that the habila took that camel meat is one of the things that actually break your window eating cattle meat consuming Kevin Lee. He also ate chicken for those who are asking has a profit seldom ever had chicken Brosnan did eat chicken? Someone asked me you know why does a flyer have salmon did the process that I'm eat salmon? No, as far as I'm concerned, are based on my research the products are selling salmon or seafood wasn't something that was very, very available. However, there was one occasion when the Sahaba actually brought back with them.

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Meat from a whale that washed off. You know the perhaps the Red Sea and the prophesy Selim ate from that. Right? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to prefer the shoulder meat based on reports from the close members or members of his household sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam and also

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lamb river liver. Right? That was

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not well done and that was cooked but you know, barely, you know cooked. Alright, so the process Salam, eight,

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lamb reverse lamb, liver sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, let's come to the very famous and most important Hadith when it comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam habit when it comes to eating food. Right? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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he said, Ma'am, Allah add me Yun. We are unsure ramen.

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And look that Madame Madikeri says that I heard the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam make the following statement. He said, No man. No person fills a container

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worse than his stomach.

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The worst? In other words, the person is using a metaphor he's saying the worst container right or a vessel that you fill up until it's full would be your stomach. That's the last thing you want to

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to over like you want to fill right? Then the province has set themselves B has bibiani add a caveat in your criminal salva. I will look I imagine? It is few morsels the prophets Allah Selim says that keep

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give you energy, right and sustain or support your body are sufficient for you, or son of Adam. Right? So the process that I've seen saying, eat enough to give you the necessary amount of nutrients and energy and allow and support your body.

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Anything more than that? is not good for you.

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In another Hadith before I finished this hadith In another Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was reported to have said

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that we are a people who do not eat until we feel hunger.

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No, no Oman

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we are people who only eat We don't eat, you know, for,

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you know, we don't eat to to pass time we don't eat to what do they call it?

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No, no, no, there is a famous reason for people to eat. What is it called?

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No, no people binge eating whenever their comfort eating, comfort eating. We don't do that some people comfort you know what a comfort eating is.

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You feel sad, you're depressed you eat. Right? You're happy and excited you eat.

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Right? You want to calm yourself down and you're very anxious or you're very upset you eat or drink or you consume something. comfort eating. Right. So we don't do that. No common We only eat when we feel hunger. Right when our body tells us that you need food so we eat what you can Nashua, and when we eat, we make sure that we are we don't eat until we're full, we're full. Right? Because if you eat and you don't stop until you're full, that means it's too late. The damage has been done, you have over eaten. Then the going back to the Hadith where the prophet said I've said is sufficient that the son of Adam eats enough to sustain his body and to give him an energy to support his body.

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The prophets I send them actually said that in cannula Mahalla, he said, If you must eat, then follow this formula for follow through little army 1/3 for your food, in other words, right. Like if your doors I mean, they're not your torso, but if the cavity here, right, if your cavity, you know, it contains space, and an organ called stomach, and then it also contains other organs that need room, right? We have medical professionals here. So the process I've said, If you must then Right? Eat, then make sure that 1/3 is for your

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1/3 of your stomach or your capacity is for food. Well thorough, Felicia Robin, and the other third is for drink within the FSC. And the 1/3. The last third is for breathing, leave room for breathing. Right? I am guilty of it very often, right of eating to the point where breathing becomes an issue.

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You have a difficult time breathing. That means right? Again, I'm not the expert here, we have medical professionals here. Right, but maybe you know a little bit about you know,

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the anatomy of a human body. That means the stomach has stretched beyond what it's supposed to be. And now it's pressing against what other organs right. Okay, so, so that's what is happening. Right? We eat because the food tastes good.

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Right? And we enjoy the taste. So we keep eating until we can no longer eat.

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Which is really not good. And most of the issues there's a hadith that is not authentic, that talks about how the

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stomach is the source of all diseases.

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Right? They say you are we are what we eat, right?

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So so the province of Salem says that so it appears that the province of Salem never ate, right, until he was full until he could no longer eat

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salatu salam, he also ate with three fingers didn't eat beyond that three fingers and he ate sitting down either with his

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you know, knees next to each other or with one knee raised and the other knee, you know, the or the process of you know, support and he never by the way supported himself against something he did not decline while eating nor did he find you know did he put his hand or his elbow on any type of support the practice of aid sitting up

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and he didn't eat on on a on a chair or a couch or on bed the props are seldom actually made the status to the to the to the effect that I am I eat sitting on the ground or on the floor out of humility for spiritual reasons, as well as perhaps for health reasons. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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So we said date dates were very common and frequent part of the diet of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Also the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. According to hadith of Ns Radi Allahu Anhu seem to have his favorite vegetable if it's classified as vegetable. I was trying

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to research it

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was something called an Arabic Tibet.

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And there is a debate amongst scholars what Tibet is a part of what is known as a family of clean clean is gourd gourds and gourds basically, right have more than 700 species beneath them. Right? Pumpkin is one of them. So very often people say the process of an eight Pumpkin, pumpkin wasn't really native like that, or even penicillin. So it's was probably something of that family. And maybe closer to squash maybe, perhaps it was, you know, closer to Mexican squash what? Or Cara Arabic also, another name for it is Cara. Right? It was probably closer to that until until

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we're gonna come to that until, I mean, even nowadays, actually, in Yemen, and in East Africa, right? They refer to,

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to squash right to the to what we may call Mexican squash, there's also a Mediterranean squash, they refer to it, which is it looks like pumpkin, it's just not as orange as as pumpkin. They refer to it as dooba which is very close to what. So it's, it's of the family of what is known as the clean clean is the you know, is Gord

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and there are different types of gourds. One of which is is

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pumpkin. So the province of Salem according to NS seem to have really preferred it and it was one of the favorite you know, ingredients of the prophetic so Allah set over the Prophet SAW I said limbs

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diet, the Prophet SAW Selim also a different types of fruits, such as

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grapes sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, multiple authentic narrations of the promises Selim would eat grapes, and he would eat at least three whenever it's presented to him. The Prophet sallahu wa salam also ate

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pomegranate, he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam ate,

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you know, watermelon, right? It was, it was common figs sallallahu alayhi salam

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and anything that was presented to him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he would eat even if someone was to offer him ghee like old ghee that had you know very strong odor the prophesy Salim would actually eat it sal Allahu Allah who ascended as long as you know, was that

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purified butter or solidified and he also ate better the process of actually they said that the Prophet SLM prefer to eat sometimes he preferred to dip his dates.

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Right? In butter, and eat it with, with with with his date sallallahu alayhi wa salam

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we can continue to talk about

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you know, but one common thing that the prophesy send them would always do. And this is important, as obvious as it may sound.

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And it's a beautiful adverb.

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Eating food, right, is actually not only like it's not something a physical activity that we do. There is a spiritual dimension to it. And that is why when the prophets of Allah Allah, Selim ate food, the process seldom mentioned the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala appears to have been a practice even before he became even before he received a message. All right, and after he received the message, the prompts and send them will always and I personally find it find myself to be very envious whenever I see a group of devout or practicing Christians, whenever they have a meal. It's part of their almost either or practice, religious practice, that they actually say, grace, and

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they, they actually it's an act of worship, they hold hands, they pray, they bless the food, right? And they teach that to their children.

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You know, very often I would catch myself Let's say we're where we are with a group of Muslims or you know, young people we're sitting in a restaurant food is brought or appetizers brought, we everybody starts eating and stuff like that. And then on the other side, you see a group of young, right, Christian, boys and girls, sitting, the food is brought everyone waits until everyone food is brought, and then they pray together. And then they start. Huge difference. Huge difference.

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Right, between the two practices is is there is a spiritual dimension to it is actually, right. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his demeanor whenever food was presented to him, caught the attention of a young Christian slave by the name of deaths in thought if

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he gave him some grapes, and the problem, sent them on, he received it. Right? process and I mentioned the name of Allah subhanaw taala, his demeanor, and the way he

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dealt with that food with that meal, right, caught a dancer's attention. So when I saw that he was overwhelmed, and he said, This is not the practice of the people, this was not the practice of the pagan people. There's something different about this man. So he said to him, Where did you get this?

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You know, how, you know, he said, Where are you from?

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He said, I'm from Nainoa.

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He said, wow, Nina,

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the city or the town of the servant of the righteous servant of Allah, Yunus. Mehta. He said, and how do you know about him?

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He said, he's my brother, he was a prophet, and I am a prophet. And that's when I when I just got up and kissed the prophets, Allah, Allah, and they said them and embrace the prophesy salah. Right? So, so, so So eating food and consuming it is something that, you know, we really have to, to, to, there is a spiritual exercise that comes before and during and after eating the food, right. And that is why the President teaches us to say Bismillah and read, eat with the right hand, right, and avoid eating food with the left hand, the left hand is contaminated, very often, is supposed to be dedicated for other things, right? So we don't eat with our left has promises themselves. That's the

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practice of shaytaan. And the people who follow shade line, right? The believers dedicate the right hand to eat, and the process and also teaches us to wash our hands before and after food. Right? It's not explicitly mentioned, but it's indicated, we find it also in other practices of the Prophet and salam to wash the hands. Right? So eating with the right hand, and eating from that which is right in front of us. This is part of the etiquette of food. And then when we're done with eating, thanking and praising Allah subhanaw taala for it, you know, sometimes want over eat so much so that, you know, you forget to say Alhamdulillah you're just trying to breathe. Alright, so the

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process I'm teaches us to, to actually praise Allah subhanaw taala. And to internalize this blessing, right? And ask Allah Subhana Allah for the blessing or the best of this food, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Also be Abby who for me, says that Allah azza wa jal would be pleased, like you, like eating food actually, or drinking something, even if it's a sip, right? is a source of great blessings from Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, Allah may actually forgive you your sins. And Allah subhanaw taala may bless you.

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Right eternally.

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For in Allah Allah, Allah, Allah Allah, Allah would be pleased with his servant, yet couldn't UCLA

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when he or she eats something, and they are very thankful and grateful and express gratitude to Allah azza wa jal where Sherpa, Sherpa, Fatima Diwali? Or do you drink something and you enjoy it? You're like, wow, this is amazing. But instead of saying, Wow, this is amazing, I'm gonna go get myself more of it, you actually say it hamdulillah not only for the ability to afford it or for this opportunity, if it's something that was gifted to you, but rather for the ability to enjoy,

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enjoy the taste, and for the ability to digest it. Right. These are all blessings that we very often forget to thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for last but not least, the prophets of Allah when it comes to the prophetic desert.

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Right, we talked about major food, did the Prophet Salam eat dessert

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and his main appetizer dessert and fruit and everything was one brought up right? Row top is basically

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data that is half fresh, half,

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half ripe, or half you know dried so it's like between tomorrow and okay. But there was something else.

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Honey, frozen I've never refused honey. Prawns and sell them was a I don't want to say a big fan of honey with the person who loved honey. Right? We know that famous story where he actually there was a particular type of honey that the products that I'm used to go and eat at the house of one of his wives and I shouldn't have slept water because he was always so the products have loved honey Salalah listen so he would eat honey and sometimes will mix his honey with water. Right? So he will drink

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honey mix

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with water and he would eat honey and he would eat even

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what do you call it? With with with wax or with bread, but he also ate a form of dessert known as helwa. Don't ask me I tried to look up what it was. It's made of. Right. But there's something called hello and there is something called tell been told me that basically is, you know, barley, fine barley flour, right roasted and then mixed with milk and honey or with water and honey. Right? So I'm assuming that that that is similar to it. Right? It could have been something naughty. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would actually

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that was his his desert I don't want to call it desert it wasn't like he after but whenever it's presented to him whenever it's available the province of Salem eight these things so we also mentioned oil and

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vinegar. Did we mention that? Okay, so oil and vinegar also was was a common part of their diet along with what I mentioned. I think I forgot to mention that he ate barley bread, but the barley bread used to be very often consumed with

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oil and vinegar. Right? Either as a combination or as two separate drippings. Right? So this is in a nutshell the prophetic you know, Diet Some Allah Allah insulin he ate in moderation, the process seldom used to fast very frequently, whenever, especially whenever food was not available. Besides the recommended days, there were some recommended days of the process that I'm going fast. It was very common that that he would fast you know, not every single Mondays and Thursdays but frequently he would fast Monday and Thursday. So a lot is right and when he was asked about it right now, we know that intermittent fasting is a very famous very trendy thing. You know, I've been hearing for

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the past 40 years, right scholars saying there is a Hadith that is not again, authentic or very strong, doesn't have a strong chain, so Mutasa right, fast and you will be healthier. Right? This is very old. Yeah. Right. So.

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So it has been, it has been, you know, in our tradition for a long time, the prophets I seldom recommended,

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you know, frequent fasting, voluntary fasting, other than the fasting of the month of Ramadan. And when he was asked as to why he fasts on Mondays, right? Again, he didn't fast every single Monday, but

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very free, very often he would be found on fasting on a Monday, he said had that he came on willing to fee. This is a day in which I was born. I was He was born on a Monday. And when he was asked about Thursdays, he said Thursday is when our Ds are reported to Allah subhanaw taala or bla bla, bla malema, and I saw him and I love that my deeds are presented to Allah subhanaw taala while I'm in a state of fasting. So this was part of the, you know, regular facet of the prophesies. And then sometimes he would just random days, he would come home and ask if there is food, and they're coming from. And it was very, obviously very common, that none of the members of the of the prophetic

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household would have anything to eat. So I should say that the prophets are very often came home and he said, Hello, and the compound, do you have food early in the morning? And she will say no, we don't have anything today. He says even unassign, then I will fast. I might as well fast. Right? This was this was again, very common. And it was very common that two months will pass by, with no with nothing being cooked. In all of the

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homes of the prophets, I send them as wives.

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There was one time where the prophet Salem was, I think, without your help, so he asked if they had any food, they didn't have any food. So he sent a message to the other wife to see if she had anything to spare. There was nothing. And then the third wife, and then the fourth wife, none of them had anything, they all ran out.

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So the problem self came out of his house hungry. He didn't fast that day. He wasn't fasting, it was lower time that when he was coming out, guess who he found outside?

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I will work in an hour.

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Right? I will walk around what had they they met each other. And they had a conversation. I'm gonna say I came out one day very hungry. I didn't have anything to eat. You know, and I'm looking around and I run into a worker. It's a time that nobody comes out. So he said to a worker, what are you doing here? He said, hunger. He said, it's the same thing with me. I don't have anything to eat. What are we going to do? So the problem is, they run into the problems of setup, when they ran into the Prophet sallallaahu. Selim, they asked me to give him my Why are you out at this time? He said, Whatever brought you out of your homes brought me out of my house.

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So the problem is I'm invited

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them to the house of one of the companions from the unsought. And he made, he cooked something for them. He made barley bread for them and he roasted a small goat that he had and they ate that day they ate until they were actually full. That's they said, This is the one occasion in which it appears with approximately eight until he was like nearly full. And then the prophesy centum said, Let us alone Naomi, in any name, you will be asked about the luxuries and the blessings of this life, the one time, right, even if it's one time, so may Allah subhanaw taala make us of those who follow the prophetic example those who also appreciate the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala upon

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them, we have plenty of options, we have plenty of resources, we need to eat

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eat healthy, and eat in moderation and fast

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as much as we can. As much as it's recommended a lot of time and if there are any questions or any comments, especially from our health care professionals, that that would be great, if

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any common any comment

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say Allah subhanaw taala in the Quran says what could you wish to eat and drink? I think she actually mentioned this, he talks about this, she has her Faza this is a this is a follow up to that session about the Quranic approach to what the Quran says about food and diet, eat and drink moderation, right in the Quran also tells us to eat that which is pure, that which is playable, that which is a you as cow parameter. So there is a lot of verses in the Quran.

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A lot of emphasis on quality of food on the quality of what we consume. Right? And when it comes to amount, or quantity, the Quran says well, 234 Don't be extravagant. Don't over do it. Right. Don't be wasteful. It's so off. All of these meanings are really embedded in this word is rough. Right? Don't be excessive. Right now.

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I was going to ask a question. Maybe our health care professionals can can handle this?

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Yeah. Yes.

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What's the question?

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There was something similar to the yogurt. But it wasn't like yogurt. So it wasn't solid. It was more liquidy. More like yogurt drink more like sour milk. Right.

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Right. That, that he did salat wa salam drink. Right.

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Very common.

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But making it in those primitive days making it sometimes was was required extra work.

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but if it was available, he must have eaten it. So a lot isn't anything that has to do with milk, the profit center, you know, but there are reports that he ate cream. He ate

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milk in its different forms. You know, so dairy products, the process LM consume dairy products? Yes. Especially that which is made of

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goat milk.

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You mentioned the food, what the hospital has compared the aid. I think it's also probably since talking about food to mention the starvation, they also started to sit down

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with this companion to the point where they die a lot in their stomach. And so some situations

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surrounded by

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months, there was actually more than one occasion when the province has said live in his companions that actually, you know, suffer to starvation, or, you know, had, you know, ran out of food or, you know, Father, it's happened multiple times in the life of the process. And it happened in the Meccan period. Right to him and his clan members shaped by the thought, right, it got so bad. And it also happened in Medina, you know, few times.

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And it happened also during one of his expeditions

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when they ran out of food.

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Right now, I'm talking about the promise of Salah

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And one of the expeditions of the Prophet SAW Allah. And the Prophet has ordered everyone to bring whatever food they had, whatever amount they had, even if it's like handful of grain, everything they they, they brought it, they compiled it in front of him Salalah they send them the promises, tell him bless it, and he may do and he blew on it. And then he told people to take whatever they want. And everyone went back with sacks full of food. Everyone the entire army ate.

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I shall do any rasool Allah

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when the Sahaba were looking at the primaseller was impressed as they were being fed in they're eating, like, the food was barely enough for one night, not even 1/10 of the army. Right? You know, it was it was a small amount of food. It's a small pile in front of the prophesies, I love and the promise of them said bring everything that you have no one left to anything, they all brought all the little thing, just different pieces like leftovers, they all pile them in front of him sort of like they send them in the process. Tell him bless it. Alright made dua and he blew on it. And then he said, everybody eat, take whatever you want. So people started taking grain they it's different

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fruits, you know, dried meat, anything. People just fill up their sacks and they go back to their, you know, in the camp to their tent or to where they were resting. Every single one of the army filled up their, their sacks and their bags and stuff like that. And the food was just sitting in front of the process and nothing happened to it. Like nothing was taken away from it. And the promised homes, looked at what kind of Omar and he said because they were the ones that came to him and they said Messenger of Allah, people are running out of food, they're starving the army. Right and we don't know what to do. Why don't you make dua, Allah Musa made dua and Allah sent food from

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heaven, Prophesy salah, made dua, on the food the little that they had, and you don't know where it was coming from, obviously from Allah Subhana Allah. So when when they, when, as they were taking the food, the promise and Salem smiled and he said ash had only rasool Allah, I bear witness that I am the messenger of Allah.

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And this happened on more, you know, and I think on on some other occasions as well. Like for instance, in the Battle of London, the trench as they were digging, and they were all hungry, the Sahaba had tide, which maybe can doctors a man or Dr. Muhammad left, maybe you can explain to us the Sahaba had tied a rock on their bellies. Right tight, I guess to press against their stomach. When the province had them took his upper garment to help them dig he had two rocks tied around his waist. Right but they were on his belly or his stomach to press against it. Is this to suppress the hunger or I mean, what was what was the

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The pressure,

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Okay, so it's a technique used by them, just to kind of

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deal with that, with that with the with the with the sensation and with the, with the family. So the process I've had two rocks tied on his belly,

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upon seeing that jab would have not dilla felt,

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you know, really felt bad.

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Right? So he went home, he ran home, he went home, he told his wife, do you have anything?

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The message, this is what I saw, I saw the Messenger of Allah with two rocks and his companions are digging the trench. And they're all hungry. So I want if you have anything she said, Well, we have this very small lamb, baby lamb. And I have this much flour and I have this and this. I can I can probably. He's like, how many people she says, maybe the Messenger of Allah and maybe two or three people with him,

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the Messenger of Allah and few people with him. So the so Jabra goes to the province and Salem and he goes and whispers in his ears. He said Messenger of Allah, my wife is preparing food, right for you, and maybe two or three of your companions of close members.

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So the five sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, yeah, we'll find out all people. He made the announcement, jabber made food for us.

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He made announcement. So jabber paddock. He's like, Oh, my God. Did I make myself clear? Right? I thought I thought I told him that the food is only going to so he goes home. In one narration it says that his wife panics. And another narration says that he panicked and his wife was the one that reassured him. He said I wanted the Messenger of Allah and I told him right

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to sorry, the prompts I said I'm told him when you go home, tell your wife not to

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but not to do not to go any further. She's preparing food. He said, let her not take anything out of any container until I come until I arrive.

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So So when he went home, he told he told his wife, the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, this is what happened, I told him and I made it clear that, you know, he can come with some of his companions. And he made announcements in he, he informed everyone that you you have food for us. So she said, Did he tell you something else? So he said, Yeah, and he told me to tell you not to take anything off. You know, the stove. I mean, don't touch anything, keep it, keep it in the park, keep everything as is, until He comes. Then she said, Then he knows what he's doing.

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Have trust in the messenger, he knows what he's doing. Right. The promises have arrives, he blesses the food blows on it. And then he says, you know, just take whatever, don't make your your, you know, make bread from this. Keep, keep baking. And keep

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taking from from the, from the, you know, the soup or the not this or what did they call it?

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The meats do that they cooked, keep taking from it, without emptying it. You just keep taking from it and put and they they would put it in containers. And then he said he said to, to jabber, he said, uh let the men come in 10 at a time

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10 At a time they come in, they eat and they leave. They come in they eat.

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And they did that.

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They fill up the containers, they put it 10 men come they eat until they're full. And then they leave another group comes and they kept doing this. Jabra was asked when he told this story. This of course he told this story to his students after the death of the Prophet and said, you know when he was you know, old and he had the tab here or listening to him when he told him this story. They asked him he said how many were you? Uncle? How many how many were you?

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How many people he said close to 700

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He said Wallahi everyone ate until they were full? And he said no and after everyone left when I went to look at the parts they were still full

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the stool was full like it wasn't touched.

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And the bread or the dough the bread dough was was still

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you know was still rising.

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sal Allahu Allah, you know

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Baraka Allah?

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May Allah subhanaw taala bless our pantries and our food may Allah Allah forgive us for the wastage for the amount of food that we waste. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala as he blesses us in this life, bless us with better in the hereafter. Insha Allah. May Allah subhanaw taala make you an eye of the people who will be welcomed in Jannah in sha Allah azza wa jal to the greatest feast of All May Allah Allah allow you and I to taste from that first dish that would be presented to the people of Jana. Maybe our next lecture or conversation should be about the food of the people of gender. You know, insha Allah, Allah Subhana Allah, masha Allah,

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the sulfuryl coda to Lake wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah.

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Do we have a dietician or nutritionist, and I want them to tell us what is