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Why don't Muslim eat pork? (a.k.a. : Why Allah refrain Muslim from eating pork?, etc.)
In the Quran and Hadith, Allah has build a guideline for food. Food which has been and will always be forbidden is due to the fact that it is very harmful to the human body. Among those food, pork is one of them.
"He has forbidden you only meat of a dead animal, blood, flesh of swine, and any animal which is slaughtered as a sacrifice for other than Allah. But if one is forced by necessity, without willful disobedience, and not transgressing, then, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful".
Eating pork gives you no less than 70 different types of deceases. A pork eater can have various helminthes (roundworm, pinworm, hookwor, etc.). The most dangerous is Taenia Solium (tapeworm). It harbors in the intestine and is very long. Its ova i.e. eggs, enter the blood stream and can reach almost all the organs of the body. If it enters the brain it can cause memory loss. If it enters the heart it can cause heart attack, if it enters the eye it can cause blindness, if it enters the liver it can cause liver damage. It can damage almost all the organs of the body. Some diseases caused by pork in detail:
Pork contains more fats than other meat. Therefore, people who are fond of pork are more obese than others. Cholesterol is higher in their blood thus making them more prone to asthereosclerosis cardiovascular accidents and sudden death.
Flesh of the pork is hard to digest and may lead to chronic digestive disturbances. Pimples, boils, cysts are common in pork eaters.
Pig is one of the filthiest animals on earth. It lives and thrives on muck, feces and dirt. They eat and enjoy their own as well as their neighbor's excreta.