Maintaining proper fluid level in the body during Ramadan is important for staying healthy and hydrated throughout the day if you are observing fast. Water plays an important role in maintaining the vitals in our body, and it is highly recommended to stay hydrated during the Covid-19 shutdown.
There are many ways to stay hydrated before and after fasting. Drinking plenty of water after breaking the fast is an effective way to hydrate the body. Besides, consuming ample amounts of juice and soup, as well as vegetables and fruits, can make up for the lost fluids for the body.
Here are a few different ways to stay hydrated during Ramadan.
Drinking plenty of water
Drinking plenty of water before and after breaking the fast is the easiest way to rehydrate yourself. However, drinking a lot of liquid at once is detrimental for the body. So you should keep drinking little sips of water throughout the night. Other fluids such as juice, soup and milk are also helpful to provide our body with the essential fluids it needs.
Drink one to two glasses of water before your meal in order to avoid delaying your digestion process.
Vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fibres. Green vegetables are a great source of the much needed nutrition in our body while providing us with the nutritious fluids.
Avoiding high fat and sugary food
Try to avoid heavy meals for iftar that are loaded with unhealthy fats, salt and sugar additives. Instead of frying, make your dishes healthier by steaming, stewing, or roasting them. Avoid using extra salt or sugar in your meals. Replace sweet drinks with fruit juices or salads.