These healthy meal ideas will give you a varied and balanced diet during Ramadan. They include ingredients from the five major food groups. The meal plan has been written by medical experts in consultation with Islamic scholars. Fluids (water and juices) and dates should be added to each Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) and Iftar (dinner – the meal that ends the day’s fast). The fast is broken with dates, followed by dinner. Suhoor Option 1: a…
Don’t break your fast with a feast or you may put on weight instead of losing it. If you are not careful, food eaten during the pre-dawn and dusk meals can cause some weight gain. Dr. says feasting during the non-fasting hours can be unhealthy. He recommends approaching the fast with discipline, or an opportunity to lose weight and be healthier could be wasted. “The underlying message behind Ramadan is self-discipline and self-control,” he says….