Umar on Meat: Beware of being addicted to eating meat

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Beware of meat, for meat can be as addictive as wine.”

Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ 1742

عَنْ يَحْيَى بْنِ سَعِيدٍ أَنَّ عُمَرَ بْنَ الْخَطَّابِ رضي الله عنه قَالَ إِيَّاكُمْ وَاللَّحْمَ فَإِنَّ لَهُ ضَرَاوَةً كَضَرَاوَةِ الْخَمْرِ

1742 موطأ مالك كتاب الجامع باب الطعام والشراب