SOME OBSERVATIONS ABOUT EATING-DRINKING THAT CAUSES OBESITYACCORDING TO ISLAMIC LAW


Demir F.

CUMHURIYET ILAHIYAT DERGISI-CUMHURIYET THEOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.1, pp.135-168, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : CUMHURIYET ILAHIYAT DERGISI-CUMHURIYET THEOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-168

Abstract

Nutrition isone of the basichumanneeds. Thekey element for the nutrition is food. Everything in theuniversewascreatedfor human being. Some of thematerialisprohibitedtobe eatenanddrunk. While prohibited (harm) foods areharmfultohumanhealthin general; thelawful (halal) foods are berieficial. Human being was created toservethe God. Eating and drinkingis not agoalinitself.Humans should be in moderation in eating and drinking even for the halal foods. Since people areobliged toprotecttheirhealth.Oneof the resultsof eating, and drinking too much is obesity. After getting enough to eat and drinkisdisapproved. Obesitvis also linked topeople's will.