Nowadays, various kinds of food and unhealthy lifestyles can result in an unacceptable body condition, causing the emergence of non-communicable diseases, to obesity.
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Many now realize the importance of exercising and maintaining a healthy diet to anticipate this problem.
Before people go on a diet and start to maintain a diet, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam first conveyed knowledge related to body health, especially regarding diet.
Something that I am most worried about for my people is a distended stomach (because of eating a lot), frequent sleep, feeling lazy, and weak faith.Messenger of Allah (Hadith Darqutni)
A human being fills no worse vessel than his stomach. It is sufficient for a human being to eat a few mouthfuls to keep his spine straight. But if he must (fill it), then one-third of food, one-third for a drink, and one-third for air.Messenger of Allah (Sunan Ibn Majah 3349)
As a guideline for human life, the Holy Quran has also recommended various foods in Jannah to be consumed because they contain multiple properties and nutrients, especially good for those of us who want to go on a diet.
Here are the 10 diet foods recommended in the Holy Quran:
- Quran Surah Maryam : 25
Dates, the favorite food of Rasulullah SAWW, have many benefits, including some of the vitamins and minerals they contain to maintain the body’s immunity.
- Quran Surah An-Naba : 15
The protein content in corn is sufficient to support a diet program because it can increase the body’s metabolism, make the body feel full longer, and help muscle development.
- Quran Surah Al Insan : 17
This herbal ingredient is a mixture of drinks found in heaven. This is because ginger has health benefits. For example, it can help relieve pain in women during menstruation, prevent cancer, and treat nausea.
- Surah At-Tin: 1
Olives are one of the foods that are in heaven. Olive oil is also known to be very beneficial for skin and hair care and can also be used to treat stomach ulcers.
- Surah Ar-Rahman: 68
The Holy Quran advises us to eat pomegranates. This is because sweet and sour fruit also contains various benefits for the human body. Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and can control blood pressure and overcome bad moods.
- Surah An-Nahl: 69
Honey is a natural remedy for almost all types of ailments. Prophet Muhammad SAWW used to drink a glass of water mixed with honey every morning.
- Surah Muhammad: 15
Pure milk produced by livestock is also recommended for consumption. Rasulullah SAWW is known to drink goat and camel milk often.
- Surah Al-Kahf: 63
As mentioned in the Quran, sea animals such as fish are recommended to be eaten. The body will get a lot of nutrients from fish, one of which is Omega 3, as in tuna, salmon, and sardines, which will reduce the risk of heart disease, dementia, and depression.
- Surah Al-Waqi’ah: 29
This carbohydrate-rich fruit is often used as a booster snack during sports naturally because this fruit contains a lot of essential nutrients needed by the body, such as potassium, vitamins B6 and C, magnesium, fiber, and protein.
10. Poultry and Quail
- Surah Al-Waqi’ah: 21
The Prophet PBUH said that meat is the king of food because the meat is rich in protein and minerals. Poultry meat such as chicken, bird, and duck has many good nutrients for body health.
After we know what foods are mentioned in the Holy Quran, we should consume these foods.
It is not only halal for Muslims to consume but also good for the health of the body. Moreover, many foods mentioned in the Quran are classified as superfoods with many benefits.