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Tips for Healthy Ramadan Fasting

Tips-for-Healthy-Ramadan-Fasting-PicRamadan, a holy month for all Muslims, falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims are encouraged to practice self-restraint. This includes fasting or the refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk.

Make it a healthy Ramadan

Fasting during Ramadan carries a high risk of dehydration as food and drink are limited to before sunrise and after sunset. Furthermore, as fasting individuals are encouraged to wake up very early to have their Suhoor (or pre-dawn meal), sleep deprivation and dehydration can lead to headaches.

Here are some tips on healthy fasting:

1. Don’t skip Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) Read the rest of this entry