Arab weather - Some people eat sweets excessively during the month of Ramadan without adjusting the quantity or paying attention to the correct time to eat them, which may expose them to many health problems.
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, a therapeutic nutrition consultant in Egypt, warned that one of the most wrong habits that people make during the month of Ramadan is to eat oriental sweets immediately after breakfast, which exposes them to many health problems, including indigestion.
The therapeutic nutrition consultant explained that if you continue to eat sweets after completing breakfast , at least 15 minutes must pass , and breakfast can be divided into two meals, and when eating the first meal, simple pieces of sweets are eaten as a maximum of two pieces, and then the meal The second for breakfast, two hours after the first meal.
Helmy stressed that sweets contain a large proportion of sugar and white flour and cause an increase in the blood sugar rate, an increase in calories, and thus increase in weight. Eating sweets immediately after breakfast leads to poor absorption of vitamins, minerals and nutrients in the meal.
To prepare sweets in a healthy way, several necessary tips must be adhered to, namely: