Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Ramadan Diet

Ramadan brings with it the time of fasting. We anticipate the ability of trying to maintain or keep up a strong diet while fasting. Fasting can lead us to feeling dizzy and lwers our metabolism rate and consumes more energy and calories as we fast for about 12 to 24 hours a day. Here are some simple guidelines to accomplish the diet that keeps our energy and calorie balanced and maintains our health during this Holy month. 

We should not skip our breakfast:
At times we get very lazy and think that we can fast without getting up and having our breakfast. This is a wrong practice followed by most of us. We think that our sleep is more important and it is better than forcing food down early in the morning. We have learn t since kindergarten that breakfast is the most essential meal of the day.

For years, analysis has proven that breakfast (the breaking of an overnight fast) provides the necessary nutrients and activity that is required for absorption while keeping the other affection like headaches, fatigue, drowsiness and anxiety far away. In addition, it keeps and gets our metabolic speed up and active as it is necessary to keep the basic intake of proper breakfast to ensure our health while fasting.

Eat a wide variety of foods:
It is essential that as you have now come down to only eating two meals a day, and that has limited your ability to eat at odd times. Therefore it is necessary that you intake all types of food in a smaller quantity.
Even though most foods are full of more than one nutrient, no single food supplies all the necessary nutrients. Our bodies need at least 40 special nutrients every day to guarantee that we grow sufficiently and maintain good health
  • Milk, yoghurt and cheese
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Breads, cereals and other grain products
  • Fats and sugars
  • Fruit and vegetables
It is necessary to be careful of you cooking methods in Ramadan:
By creating and making minute changes in your habits to cook, great tasty food can be created by doing so. Although appropriate recipes are an important procedure of ancestors tradition, binding of those admired favorites accept too much of fat content for today's bearing of health-conscious cooks. It is difficult for you not to make those special treats but they can be altered for good health and taste.

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