Fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan can be good for one’s health and personal development. Ramadan fasting is not just about disciplining the body to restrain from eating food and drinking water from predawn until sunset. The eyes, the ears, the tongue, and even the private parts are equally … Read more
Some medical experts in consultation with Islamic scholars have contributed to the following meal plan choices during the fasting month: Suhur: A bowl of porridge with milk, one slice of toast and a handful of unsalted nuts. Iftar: Pitta bread with chicken, salad and hummus and one or two Middle-Eastern … Read more
Diet during Ramadan should not differ much from a normal healthy, balanced diet and should be as simple as possible. Usually, most health problems at this time are likely to arise from inappropriate diet or as a consequence of over-eating and insufficient sleep.
The dietary guidelines based on variety, moderation and balance holds true during Ramadan as well. A balanced diet improves blood cholesterol profile, reduces gastric acidity, prevents constipation and other digestive problems, and contributes to an active and healthy lifestyle.
Your meal plan should include:
Bread/ Cereal/ Rice, Pasta Group – 6-11 servings/ day
The first step to healthy weight loss is educating yourself in the calorie counts of various foods . Few basic calorie counts of certain foods that are consumed daily are sorted out here to guide all of you how much they are contributing to your diet. Breads : 1 medium … Read more
According to a newly launched diet plan, all you need to do is eat more soup. Sounds pretty easy doesn’t it? But what does it involve? Fiona Kirk, author of ‘So What the F**K Should I Eat?” and “Eat, Live & Lose the Flab”, says in her new book ‘Soup Can … Read more
There are loads of brand new weight-loss diets that guarantee to help you shed the Christmas calories. we’ve picked what we reckon are the 10 best weight-loss diets of 2013 so you can choose the one that’s right for you. As published yesterday in part 1, here are the remaining top … Read more
Another year, another New Year’s resolution. This year we’re determined to shed those stubborn extra pounds and we know we’re not alone. Research has found that 72% of us start 2013 unhappy with our weight. We’ve tried a lot of the weight-loss diets out there – Atkins, Blood-type, even the Baby Food diet, but now we want … Read more
If you aren’t breastfeeding or have stopped doing so, you can start to diet fairly soon after giving birth, if you wish to, but take note of our advice. Losing weight after pregnancy Start off slow: During the weeks after the birth you won’t necessarily be firing on all cylinders, so don’t eat … Read more
There’s so much to think about when you’re pregnant and getting ready for your little one. But there’s one thing that really is worth thinking about and that’s your diet during pregnancy. You’ll want to do everything to can to protect your baby and make sure that they are born healthy. Making sure you … Read more
Ever wanted to get a flat stomach, more energy and a healthy heart all at the same time – all without massive changes to your exercise routine? Then The DASH diet is for you! First things first – this is not your run of the mill quick-fix. The DASH diet was voted the … Read more