Arab Weather - Some fasting people during the first days of Ramadan may experience a decrease in the body's energy, before the body gets used to the daily routine of fasting, and this occurs due to changes in eating and sleeping habits , in addition to the hot weather that may be witnessed in some areas, and because fasting The month of Ramadan has many psychological benefits, and it has a great reward for God Almighty, so one must take care of his physical health in order for him to complete the benefits of fasting .
Here are some important tips to avoid feeling tired and hungry during Ramadan fasting:
1- Never miss a pre-dawn meal
The pre-dawn meal during Ramadan is the most important part of the fasting person, because the fasting person needs energy to be able to perform his daily tasks while continuing to fast until sunset.
A healthy suhoor meal will help you stay energized throughout the day, and ensure that your energy levels will not drop. So it is imperative that you set your alarm at least 40-50 minutes before dawn in order to be able to wake up on time, and prepare a healthy Suhoor meal.
2- Take a short nap to replenish your energy
The general health of the body is based on adequate sleep, so taking a short nap for 20 minutes during the day can compensate for something from insufficient sleep hours, and it is important not to confuse this short nap with a long sleep because that makes the body more lethargic, which in turn will prevent you from Staying productive all day.
3- Stay hydrated and avoid sunlight
One of the important things for a fasting person during the month of Ramadan is to avoid dehydration during fasting, and this can be done by drinking enough fluids during the suhoor and iftar and between them. It is also possible to diversify the liquids and drink fresh juices and other healthy drinks.
But you should avoid coffee, tea or sugar-laden soft drinks because they may actually increase thirst and dehydration, and it is also advised to stay out of direct sunlight and spend most of the day in cool places and avoid strenuous exercise.
4- Avoid overeating during breakfast
After a full day of abstaining from food, some people may develop binge eating and resort to overeating for breakfast, which can lead to lethargy, stomach cramps, and gastrointestinal disturbances.
Not only is it necessary to monitor the type of food you eat, but you must also take care of the amount of food you eat, and one of the simple ways to avoid hunger after breakfast is to eat foods that take longer to digest during breakfast, this provides the body with energy without feeling sluggish.
During Ramadan, it is also important to avoid "empty" calories and fast food and to make sure every meal contains healthy elements of protein and dairy products.
5- Doing daily chores and avoiding rest all day
Although it is important not to consume much energy during fasting, this does not mean that you cannot complete daily tasks, the body needs to maintain its energy levels, and resting throughout the day without work can lower these levels, so doing daily chores helps in Maintain these levels while not affecting the body.
You can do some light exercise or some worship, or join a course of your choice, and even practice a new hobby, this will distract you a little from thinking about food while fasting, and it will also help in gaining a great deal of benefit and intellectual experience.
These were some helpful suggestions that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine while fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.