Food & nutrition
June 6, 2016

5 Healthy eating tips during Ramadan

Ramadan is the holy month for Muslims, during which they fast from sunrise to sunset every day for the full month. Followers of Islam believe that fasting helps Muslims learn patience, modesty and spirituality. How does the fast work? During the day, fasting Muslims only have two meals, the Suhoor (pre-dawn meal before starting the fast) and Iftar (the meal to break the fast). Because of the long break between meals, a fasting person needs good, nutrient-rich food that provides enough energy to manage tasks and activities right through the long day. Here are some tips for eating healthy during…
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June 15, 2015

Pregnancy and fasting

The holy month of Ramadan will soon begin, which means a month of fasting awaits. Despite the hunger and thirst Muslim people endure during the day, fasting is believed to be spiritually beneficial. However, there are healthy and unhealthy ways to do this. So, what about pregnant women? You’re not just fasting for one, you’re fasting for two. Is it safe? Let’s take a look. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
June 28, 2014

Fasting without exercise? Not anymore

The fasting month of Ramadan is set to begin in a day or two – how will you manage your fitness schedule during the holy fast? If you’re worried that feeling weak and tired may cause you to ditch your fitness programme, then these tips are for you. With the right skills, you can exercise without having to worry about exhaustion and lack of energy during the day! How do you do it? Like this: (more…)
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