Ramadan is finally here and you are thinking… How do I stay healthy? Well at least I hope you are. If you want to avoid fasting headaches, weight gain and hunger pains read on for some tips on how to stay healthy this Ramadan.
1-Break your fast each evening with a few dates and a glass of water to rehydrate, restore blood sugar levels and stimulate your digestion before eating a full meal.
2-Have a balanced varied Iftar which incorporates soup, salad, a main dish, fruits and a small piece of Ramadan sweet.
3-Including protein from meat, fish, legumes, dairy products or nuts in each meal helps keep your energy up.
4-Don’t overeating and excessive of utilization of all delicacies. So, don’t be treating Iftar as a feast it’s about your nutrition of body not the calories.
5-For Suhour, the early morning meal, eat complex carbohydrates from vegetables and minimally-processed whole grains that will keep you feeling full longer and give sustained energy through the day.
6-Drink 8 glasses of water daily from Iftar to Suhour to prevent dehydration and constipation.
7-Sleep for 6-8 hours a day to get sufficient mental and physical rest.
8-Walk or participate in some kind of physical activity.
9-If you love to drink coffee during Ramadan, have a cup one to two hours after having a healthy balanced Iftar.
10-Take Shower and Avoid Sun .When hot outside then you take shower that helps you to relives thirst and tiredness. Rest of body and also your body cool down. It also source of blood vessels near skin and leads to less thirst feelings. Sun and heat evaporate water from the body. So definitely avoid them to avoid thirst.