Is it Sunnah to recite Bismillah Wa Ala Barakatillah before eating?

Is it Sunnah to recite بسم الله وعلی بركة الله before eating? What should you read before eating? Should you read بسم الله or بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم or بسم الله وعلی برکة الله or بسم الله وبرکة الله ? What did the Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم read?

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10 Practical Tips To Wake Up For Fajr Salah

10 PRACTICAL TIPS TO WAKE UP FOR FAJR ALĀH

By Shaykh Yusuf Shabbir

(1) SLEEP EARLY

Try to sleep as early as possible after ʿIshāʾ Salah. The Prophet ﷺ disliked talking after ʿIshāʾ Ṣalāh (Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī, 568).

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Use of 786 and ‘Khuda Hafiz’

Use of 786 and ‘Khudā Ḥāfiẓ’

Question

What does 786 represent and should it be used? Similarly, does ‘Khudā Ḥāfiẓ’ or ‘Allah Ḥāfiẓ’ fulfil the Sunnah of the Islamic greeting?

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