Essential Tips On How To Stay Healthy During Ramadan

Salam alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh, dearest Muslim brothers and sisters.

It is the season of the Holy month again and as expected, every non-exempted Muslims are obligated to fast in order to attain more piety and steadfastness. Muslims around the world are observing fasting from daybreak till sunset for a month. I pray that Allah (SWT) accepts our acts of Ibadah in this Holy month and after.

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Without doubt, it is very essential for us to pay attention to our diet during Ramadan in order to keep fit and stay healthy. The article below entails four important tips on how we can keep our body healthy all through the fasting season.

Remember To Eat Dates To Break Your Fast

Ma Shaa Allah, one of the food products we could easily purchase during the Ramadan season is the dates, commonly known as “daibinu” around us. Dates are sweet and remarkable for their versatility, they could be incorporated into our dishes, we could make milkshakes and chilling drinks out of them. Dates could be utilised to make cookies and other food varieties.

In addition, there are religious and medical reasons why it is appropriate to break our fast with dates. The Prophet (PBUH) stated that eating dates is the best way to break a fast, it its absence however, we should break our fast using water.

According to WHO Bangladesh, dates are richly packed with various vitamins and minerals such as; Vitamin A, vitamin B6, potassium, folic acid, magnesium, and so on that helps in energizing the body after fasting.

Dates are also excellent source of fiber, they are easy to digest and they also help in avoiding constipation.

My dear brothers and sisters, let us not forget that it is rewarding to give our neighbors who do not have items to break their fast some dates as well.


Don’t Eat Too Fast

Brothers and sisters as hungry as you might feel after breaking your fast, please don’t rush that food.

Eat slowly, on breaking your fast, avoid eating large amounts of food quickly, as this may cause you heartburn, indigestion and discomfort. Take your time to eat and enjoy that delicious delicacy after breaking your long fast.

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Stay Hydrated

Keep your body hydrated by drinking adequate amounts of water. Although you would be fasting from sunrise to sunset, take enough water during the period between Iftar and Sahur.

Also increase your intake of fruits and vegetables such as; oranges, cucumber, tomato, lettuce, watermelon and so on during Sahur and Iftar.

Drink water

Stay Active

It is understandable to feel tired, but brothers and sisters, as tired as we may be after the long day, let’s strive to keep our body active by taking walks in the evening. Walking would give you the chance to stretch your legs, burn some calories exercise your body.

Staying active during would also help strengthen your immunity, prevent certain health conditions; such as obesity and so on, as well as, improve your state of health and fitness.

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As a reminder to us all, the month of Ramadan isn’t just one in which we attain piety, but one in which we consider our body and soul as our top priorities. May Allah make it easy for us all.