On Overeating and Being Fat and Obese | No. 19: The Effect of Food on the Heart

January 4, 2016 § Leave a comment


Yusuf ibn Asbaat said, “Hunger softens the heart.” He also said, “Hunger is the peak of all righteousness on earth.”
Al-Joo’, p. 76.

Maalik ibn Deenaar said, “Eating until you’re full hardens the heart and makes the body weak.”
Al-Joo’, p. 78.

Al-Hussain ibn ’Abdur-Rahmaan said, “They used to say, ‘Too much food kills the heart just like too much water kills off crops.’”
Ibid.

Abu ’Imraan al-Jooni said, “Whoever wants his heart to be filled with light, let him eat less.”
Al-Joo’, p. 97.

For No. 18, see here.

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