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Food and Eating Habits According to the Sunnah

It is sufficient for the son of Ādam to eat a few mouthfuls, to keep him going. If he must do that (fill his stomach), then let him fill one third with food, one third with drink and one third with air. Imām Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah Food [1]: When he put his hand in the food, he would say, “Bismillāh (with the Name of Allāh),’’ and he told people to say this when eating. He said, “When any one of you eats, let him mention the name of Allāh. If he forgets to mention the name of Allāh at the beginning, let him say ‘Bismillāhi fī awwalihi wa ākhirihi,’ (with the name of Allāh, at its beginning...

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