RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRACTISING OF SHARING FOOD IN BIG TRAY AS A SUNNAH WITH THE LEVEL OF SATIETY
Introduction: Sharing of food in a big tray with other people is a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between methods of sharing food in a big tray with the level of satiety. Methods: A groups of 108 and 96 respondents were stratified randomly chosen respectively according to sex and age from dedicated population. The level of satiety was measured using 1-5 Likert scale and all data were statistically analysed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 21. Results: The results show negative relationship at medium strength (r=-0.37) between the level of satiety with the number of people who share the same amount of food in tray and positive relationship at low strength (r=0.28) between the level of satiety with the number of food portion which shared by the same number of people. Concluson: This study indicates that food with 4 portions size enough to share by 6 peoples where they feel moderate full.
KEYWORDS: Sunnah, eating, sharing food, tray, satiety