Fasting during Ramadan can improve one’s health, but only if done in the proper manner. But if done incorrectly, it can cause more harm than good.
Here are some small tips you can follow to remain healthy during Ramadan.
- Starting your iftar with 2 dates, a glass of water or Laban, then start the meal with a warm bowl of soup, a salad, and the main course. Of course, moderation is key to health.
- Don’t forget to drink plenty of water during the holy month of Ramadan.
- Eating sweets immediately after iftar will result to bloating and cause a delay in digestion. It will also cause a fluctuation in the blood glucose level, which will lead to your craving for more sweets. That’s why it is recommended to have sweets in moderation 2-3 hours after iftar.
- Adding exercise to your daily routine during Ramadan is very beneficial. This will help you maintain a healthy weight and healthy lifestyle.
- Try to avoid overly salty foods and having too many fried foods.
I hope these small tips help in making your Ramadan healthier for you and your family.