Ramadan month could be an opportunity to lose weight – provided you eat healthily when you break the fast. You should have a balanced diet, with the right proportion of carbs, fat and protein. If not careful, food eaten during the pre-dawn and dusk meals can cause some weight gain.
Food intake should be simple and not differ too much from your normal diet. It should contain foods from all the major food groups:
- fruit and vegetables
- bread, cereals and potatoes
- meat, fish or alternatives
- milk and dairy foods
- foods containing fat and sugar
Try to limit sugary food and drinks, instead increase the amount of vegetables and fruits eaten daily. Good to avoid coffee, tea and cola. Caffeine promotes water loss through urination.
Read more: Fasting and Your Health
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