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Van Damme Says He Follows Prophet Muhammad

CAIRO – Martial artist and Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme has said that he follows the example of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) when asked about healthy eating.

“The Prophet Muhammad was very smart, he knew what’s good for the future, about the body,” Van Damme said while talking to a Saudi owned broadcasting network MBC.

“So, look at that, don’t ask me and believe me, you have everything that you need.”

The 56 –year-old actor is a Belgian actor, martial artist, screenwriter, film producer, and director best known for his martial arts action films.

Health, cleanliness and hygiene occupy a great part of Islam’s attention incomparable to any other religion.

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In many hadiths by Prophet Muhammad, Islam was careful for the details of personal health and hygiene.

Halal food is consumed not only by 1.5 billion Muslims around the world, but also by at least 500 million non-Muslims.

The concept of halal, — meaning permissible in Arabic — has traditionally been applied to food.

Muslims should only eat meat from livestock slaughtered by a sharp knife from their necks, and the name of Allah, the Arabic word for God, must be mentioned.

They do not eat pork and consider pigs and their meat filthy and unhealthy to eat.

Now other goods and services can also be certified as halal, including cosmetics, clothing, pharmaceuticals and financial services.