Sticking to a healthy diet during Ramadan can be challenging. Here are a few ways to make healthy Iftar choices.
Being a great source of natural sugar and vitamins, dates are particularly beneficial during Ramadan. An excellent source of fibre and carbohydrates dates also help in battling issues like low blood sugar, headaches and lethargy caused by the long duration of fasting1. But that’s not all, there’s a lot more to the date than we know.
During this time, all those who fast go through changes in their dietary habits and sleeping patterns. However, it must be kept in mind that fasting for prolonged hours or unhealthy fasting can cause complications among people with chronic conditions such as diabetes.
Changes in the diet and medication routine can possibly lead to hyperglycemia during Ramadan.