The Islamic attitude regarding health is best summed up by the following verses of the Qur’an.
“Eat of the good things which We have provided for you.” 2:172
“Eat of what is lawful and wholesome on the earth.” 2:168
The Prophet emphasised the need to look after our bodies for the body and the soul are interdependent to be able to traverse life journey of reaching one’s full potential. The Prophet and the Imams propagated healthy living through moderation.