If you want to reduce weight, Ramadan can be a great place to start, but many people actually gain weight during this period.
Many people who are concerned about how to lose weight during Ramadan are unaware that “everything is possible”; it all relies on your approach.
Here are some basic and simple steps you can do throughout Lent to lose and keep weight off.
1) Say No To Overeating
Overindulging at iftar increases your chances of becoming overweight and developing a chronic ailment.
2) Bid Farewell To Sugary Food
Consume less sugary foods because they increase your risk of weight gain, blood sugar problems, and heart disease.
3) Eat Slowly
Slowly and completely consuming meals will help you consume less calories during iftar.
4) Plan Meal Timings
Eat the main part of the meal an hour or two after iftar to let your body to digest it without filling your face.
5) Replace Unhealthy Food
Instead of fried, oily, and fatty foods, eat baked goods, fresh fruits, salad, dates, and a glass of skim milk.
6) Swap Out The Soda
Water is advised, however if you’re trying to lose weight or want something sweet to drink, diet drinks may be better to sugary beverages.
7) Moderate Meal In Sehri
At sehri, enjoy a light meal of whole-wheat porridge, fruits, cereals, salad, low-fat milk, and eggs.
8) Focus On Healthy Food
If you get hungry between iftar and sehri, eat more fruit and salad. During non-fasting hours, you can drink 6 to 8 glasses of water to get more fluids.