Fasting during Ramadan is not just about disciplining the body to restrain from eating food and drinking water from predawn until sunset. Ramadan fasting has also the benefits of spiritual, physical, psychological, and social.
However the problem will accrue if you will not take foods properly it doesn’t mean that you need to eat excess food at iftar, dinner and sehri. Researchers said, the body has regulatory mechanisms that activate during fasting. The energy and growth process slows down during Ramadan fasting. A diet that is less than a normal amount of food intake but balanced diet is sufficient enough to keep a person healthy and active during the month of Ramadan.
Here are some tips to keep your diet Balance during Ramadan for Iftari, Dinner & Sehri
- Take 1 bowl of Sago Dana kheer with 1 cup of coffee with skimmed milk along with brown sugar or artificial sweetener.
- Take 1 bowl of Oat meal cereal with yogurt and fruit along with drink of figs (anjeer).
- 2 boiled egg or brown flour chapatti along with lasi or yogurt.
- Brown bread with margarine along with 1 glass of milk and any kind of fruit, like banana, papaya or melon.
- Two days in a week, you can have paratha or special nashta along with Arabic Iced Tea or drink of figs (anjeer).
- Start Aftari with dates and plain water.
- Take Fruit salad, black chickpea chat, chana chat etc and Arabic Almond Milk
- You can have samosay, pakora recipe or any fried food, 2 days in a week.
- Take Brown bread with palak paneer.
- Pita bread with hummus sauce along any kind of fresh juice.
- Have Pasta salad with Low calories.
- Have 1 portion of boiled rice with baked or grilled chicken.
- Boiled, baked or steamed mix vegetables, mongray, imli or aloo bukhara chutney.
- Take at least 1 multi vitamin every day, contains Vitamin E, C, D3, Calcium, Magnesium and phosphors.
- Take every day 1 cup of Arabic Iced green tea before bed time.
So let’s follow the above mentioned tips to make yourself healthy and active during each day of Ramadan.