During the month of Ramadan, our diet changes as we are limited to eating after sunrise until sunset.
Therefore, we have compiled some tips to ensure your diet is healthy whilst fasting:
- Suhoor – ensure you eat Suhoor to avoid feeling dehydrated and tired during the day. Try to eat foods that are rich in fibre and vitamins like, fruits and vegetables. As they say, ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’.
- Drink water – on a normal daily basis, it is recommended that we drink 8 glasses of water a day. Therefore, it is vital that we are even more hydrated during the period of Iftar and Suhoor. Additionally, remember to have fluids like milk, fruit juices and smoothies.
- Don’t overeat! - It’s common to get excited and have eyes bigger than your stomach and request a pile of food before Iftar. However, avoid doing this as it can lead to food wastage, which defeats the purpose of Ramadan.
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