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Muslim youths' perception on Sunnah diet: a survey on IIUM students

Ishak, Mohd. Shuhaimi and Che Shari , Nurul Fadzlin and Yahya, Siti Nazirah and Mohamed Talmizi, Siti Nabilah (2013) Muslim youths' perception on Sunnah diet: a survey on IIUM students. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 6 (10). pp. 1805-1812. ISSN (Online): 2040-7467 ISSN (Print): 2040-7459

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Abstract

Although many people realize that their food intake affects their health, they often choose food for a variety of reasons. In Islam, there are many commands that direct the believers to the necessity of keeping the physical body healthy so that the soul and spirit also remain healthy. This study which was conducted at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), aims to examine Muslim youths' attitude to Sunnah diet. The survey collected valuable data on several Sunnah diet related conditions such as sources of food, start-up age, frequency and practicality of practice, availability of the diet, reasons for non-practice, societies' observance and their difficulties to keep to the diet. The resulting wealth of information is very useful to establish university policy on nutrition education, food assistance programmes as well as examine the relationship between Sunnah diet and health

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4676/31855
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness and health; Diet; Muslim youths; Sunnah
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology > RM214 Diet therapy. Diet and dietectics in disease
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Shuhaimi Ishak
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2014 16:01
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2014 11:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/31855

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