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Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life?

Are there any foods that have been suggested in Islam for a good sex life? If yes, could someone please reference to some Hadith or Quran regarding this?
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Is U.S CHEETOS HARAM OR HALAL

I want to know is hot Cheetos haram to eat or halal because I recently downloaded an app that tells where foods are halal or haram is called scan halal anyways it said that U.S hot Cheetos are haram ...
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Is it OK to waste a little food for the sake of etiquette?

If a host offers you a drink and you are the guest, you leave a little drink at bottom of the glass as etiquette. Is this considered wasting food ? Is it a sin ?
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Serving Halal and non Halal food alonside eachother

I am looking to open a food outlet in a diverse part of London and was wondering what are peoples views on me serving non Halal food alongside Halal food. The menu will be about 95% Halal but for the ...
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Food contamination

1.Almost all the restaurants in my area don’t sell halal slaughtered meat(chicken/mutton)so if I eat veg in these restaurants do I always need to ask them about the utensils they use for preparing the ...
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What to say when fasting 3 days to break oath?

I wonder when you fast for 3 days to take back an oath on not eating something because you realize that thing is in everything. Is there something that has to be recited to make it clear that you take ...
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Should I worry about cross-contact or cross-contamination inside food production factories?

I live in Portugal. Here are some supermarket chains such as "Continente", "Pingo Doce" etc. They sell their own brand foods and also other brands' foods. For instance: Continente ...
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IS fermented Hot Sauce HARAM?

Most hot sauces these days areally made from fermented peppers meaning that it contains alcohol. I live in an Arab country and almost all products sold here are Halal. I bought a hot sauce bottle and ...
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Dua not being accepted after eating something haram

If someone eats something haram knowingly and repents, after how long will Allah begin to accept his/her dua again?
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Can "boiling wine in the oven" make it Halal?

Does "boiling wine in the oven" make it Halal? has this problem different answers depending on the denomination or is there consensus about it?
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Is luwak coffee, involving coffee cheries partly digested by a small catlike animal, halal or haram?

Kopi luwak... refers to the coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the [Asian palm civet]... a small catlike animal. ... Kopi luwak is produced mainly on the ...
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Is It Permissible to Use Dinnerware That Has Gold pattern?

I am planning to buy a dinnerware set for my home and I know that we are not allowed to eat in gold instruments. Below is the description for the item that I am planning to buy: A sophisticated ...
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Is eating penguin halal?

Is eating penguin meat halal or is it haram?
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promoting diet products is haram or halal

I want to know that is permissible to promote diet products in Islam like keto diets and resurge. Resurge is a product that helps to lose weight. Because I want to promote that product and I will get ...
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What are the effects of consuming haram food ignorantly?

lately there is a serious issue of haram meat being labeled as halal and it has been consumed by muslims unknowingly. I read somewhere that any food that is haram or its source is from haram source ...
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Why is it prohibited to eat porc?

salam, I was with friends and one of them (not muslim) asked me : why, you muslims, do not eat porc ? Did you question yourself..Etc Well, I heard about some scientific research saying that the porc ...
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Is sharing a cookbook with haram ingrideints considered a sin?

a few minutes ago a guy said he only had a frying pan to cook eggs, I asked if he has a microwave and he said yes, i asked if he has a microwave cookbook and he said he used to and remembers some ...
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What is the Sunnah method to clean the finger after finishing the meal?

What should be the way to clean finger after meal,Is it good manner to clean finger in plate after meal?
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Small Amounts of Haram Food Such as Pork

For example if a drop of pork oil got mixed into a soup, is the whole soup haram? The companions consumed cheese even though there were presumably minute amounts of haram substances in them (maybe ...
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Are insects (e.g. locusts) halal to eat according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

I was recently told that locusts are halal. Is there any proof from the Sunnah or the Qur'an that says insects are halal or is it just locusts?
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Is there a consensus that eating with a knife and fork (as in Western culture) is unlawful?

In my culture (Australian; English background), we usually eat with a fork in our left hand and the knife in the right. We place food in our mouths using the fork in our left hand. This is how I was ...
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Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days?

Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days? If so, where is the reference for this and does this include sheesha, smoking and other haram consumables?
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Can I eat non halal slaughtered way chicken while on an educational trip?

Asalamalaikum. I live in US but I'll be going on an educational trip to Argentina and Chile for 2 weeks and over there I'll be with my College peers and professors to even go to restaurants with them. ...
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Why isn't it cow meat prohibited when it is said to cause sickness?

I've come across to the following hadith: عليكم بألبان البقر و سمنانها ، و إياكم و لحومها ، فإن ألبانها و سمنانها دواء و شفاء ، و لحومها داء ... The milk of the cow contains healing, its fat is a ...
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Do any schools consider eel haram, and why?

Given that eel is clearly a water animal, one would think that it would fall under the general ruling of the hadith wherein the sea's water is pure and its dead is permissible. However, I clearly ...
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How much food is sufficient for kaffarah?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته The Quran says that it's the equivalent of what you'd feed your family. That has been determined to be a "saa" of rice, which in turn is 1.5 Kg of rice. Is ...
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Is alcohol based vinegar allowed

If there is alcohol used to create vinegar such as red wine if it is converted into vinegar and sold as red wine vinegar is it halal or does it remain haram
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Is it permitted to eat food cooked at the same time as food for khatma?

People here have a practice to give food to the poor after the death of one's relative in the hope that the dead will be rewarded for it, which is termed khatma food. My house also cooks food every ...
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Is horsemeat Halal?

Is the eating of Horse meat Halal or not? I would like an answer with references to the Quran or Hadiths.
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Is bovine colostrum powder haram?

Is bovine colostrum powder haram? I could not find any reference that it is haram.
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Why are Muslims allowed to eat camels but not horses?

I've been told that Muslims are allowed to eat camels but we're not allowed to eat horses. Why? I thought the reason why they couldn't eat horses was to do with the fact that people use them as a ...
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Sharing the food of orphans

Salam, is it okay to eat the food and drink the water of a house who the people there are orphans and a widow?
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Are these hadith about mushroom authentic?

I was reading this article - https://iqraa.com/BlogPost?Lang=en&Post_ID=10935 It mentions a few hadith about mushrooms The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said, “Mushroom is a sort ...
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Is it permissible to eat chicken that has consumed filth?

Yesterday I happened to come across a video which states about eating Desi Chicken and to keep it under personal observation for two or three days before slaughtering it as it eats what ever it finds ...
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Narrations on the virtues of vinegar and dates, are they authentic?

I believe to have read or heard in lectures that there are narrations about dates and vinegar of the like "that whose people's households possess dates or (in another narration) vinegar, will not ...
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Eating from Subway restaurant

Can we eat from subway in a non Muslim country for example in New York they have many subways the restaurant across the USA
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Is it ok to throw away expired bag of food?

I just threw away an unopened 2 month old expired bag of pistachios. I forgot that I had it and when I saw the date expired, I threw it in the trash bin. Food should never be wasted, but is it ok to ...
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Is it okay if I eat at a halal restaurant that serves beer/alcohol?

I have an exchange program at Madrid, Spain for 5 months. There is a lot of restaurant here that show Halal at their restaurant name, for an example Palmira & La Libanesa (at Gran Via,Madrid). ...
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What are the dominant rulings for alcoholic content in food in each of the Sunni madhahib?

Note: This post is intended to provide a canonical answer for a common class of questions The forbiddance of drinking khamr is is well-known in Sunni Islam, based primarily on the following Qur'anic ...
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Entering masjid by eating onion

Is entering the masjid after eating raw onions completely prohibited and sinful (haram) or only makrooh (disliked) ?
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Question regarding Jinns, angels, and water [duplicate]

Salam everyone. Holy Quran 21.30 says everything is made of water. Holy Quran 15:27 says Jinns were created from fire. Also, it is said that Angels are made of light and cannot eat or drink. I also ...
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How can we know that the food we are eating is halal or haram?

People living in non muslim countires often donot know that the food they are eating is halal or haram. what should they do in this case?
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Is it ok to cook pork for others?

Assalamu alaikum. I am a muslim and i am an aspiring chef,my question is that ,is it ok to cook pork for others if ones profession demands it . Pls help me with this and jazakallah khair
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Permissibility of buying haram food for friends?

Say I’m out with my non-Muslim friends and we go to a restaurant and I volunteer to pay the bill. Since they’re non-Muslim, they would generally eat haram while I eat halal. Would it be a sin if I ...
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Is watching people cook haraam foods haraam? (eg. pork belly, pure vanilla ice cream etc)

I've watched many cooking videos on youtube and I normally see a lot of people cook things that are haraam. For example, pork belly, beef wellington (contains bacon), vanilla ice cream (vanilla ...
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Why is caffeine and coffee considered halal?

As with smoking, there are a number of negative side effects when consuming caffeine, especially in high quantities. Insomnia, nervousness, restlessness, irritability, an upset stomach, a fast ...
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Food Laws, interpretation to avoid contradiction

Chapter 2:173 seems to specify that the only forbidden foods are carrion, blood, swineflesh, and that which hath been immolated to (the name of) any other than Allah. Chapter 2:173 (Pickthall): He ...
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Are smarties halal? [closed]

Are smarties haram if so why aren’t they? And if they are haram which colours are haram are all off them? I heard some people say it’s about the dyes they use. Please explain.
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Is it sin to maintain vegetarian forever?

In Hinduism Brahmin class maintain strict vegetarian diet forever. What about Islam? Is it sin to maintain vegetarian forever?
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is there hadith about that a cup of milk makes muslim sated?

is there hadith about that a cup of milk makes muslim sated? i searched "hadith cup of milk" in google, "cup of milk" in sunnah.com, and have not found such hadith. maybe there is ...

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