Alcohol, tobacco, tea, coffee and drugs These are all specifically banned in the Word of Wisdom, except for drugs. The prophets have made it clear that drugs, other than for medical use, are also banned. Mormons are also strongly discouraged from drinking soft drinks containing caffeine.
What foods are forbidden in Mormonism?
Official doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints do not forbid any foods; according to current teachings, only coffee, tea and alcohol are explicitly prohibited. Many younger cooks use wine in cooking (in the belief that the alcohol is cooked off) and wine vinegar in salad dressings.
What Mormons are banned?
Drinking coffee and tea is forbidden by the Mormon Law of Health, also called the Word of Wisdom. According to the Mormon faith, God spoke this law directly to Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon Church. Those who abide by this law are supposed to have good health, and will be better able to connect with God.