The Ramadan of 2018
is going to be one dry, hot and sometimes humid period of time that is undoubtedly going to make fasting even more difficult with, not to mention the lethargy and dehydration it will bring. Under these circumstances, Suhoor is supposed to be a meal that is very carefully planned as the rising mercury levels during the day and the scorching sun on the head without proper hydration can cause havoc on the human body. The writing team of Sooperchef
: the largest and number one ranking online food and cooking network of Pakistan, has come up with a list of top five foods that you should to Eat In Suhoor of Ramadan 2018
to avoid dehydration during fasts.
Filled with lycopene, amino acids, and natural sugars, watermelon is one of the best choices you can make for your sehri meal. Make sure you have bought a ripe watermelon and have cooled it in the fridge in the form of slices that you can easily chomp down during the rush hours of sehri without any kind of fuss. Consisting of almost ninety percent water, watermelon will not only hydrate your body but will also clear your skin of any acne, provide a natural luster to the skin and slow down the aging process. You can also go for a glass of watermelon juice
with your sehri meal and enjoy hydration with a great refreshing taste.
Green Leafy Veggies
If you are one of the folks who are willing to lose a few pounds this Ramadan and look much better in the Eid dress then green veggies are your best friends. Lettuce, broccoli, basil, and cabbage are filled with nutrients but are very low in calories so you can eat em all you like. Furthermore, they are a very healthy substitute for the heartburning foods that we eat for sehris. Furthermore, greens are filled with antioxidants and fibers, minerals and vitamins that will help you stay energetic through your fast and avoid laziness.
Speaking of green vegetables, cucumber is one of the must-have foods if you want to win the battle against dehydration. This crunchy green delight is full of water and has a fiber content that will help you batter constipation. Furthermore, if you are one of the folks who suffer from high BP specially in summer seasons then try chomping on a cucumber as it is loaded with minerals like magnesium and calcium as well as vitamins like A and C which help you stay cool by keeping the blood pressure low.
You might have seen your elders like dada or dadi going for glasses of lassi, chach or buttermilk because yogurt is not only nutritious and tasty, but it also has a great cooling effect on the body of. Similarly, raita
can be a great way to add yogurt in your diet as it is loaded with nutrients like protein, calcium, B vitamins, and iodine, as well as a lot of fluid which will not only keep you hydrated throughout the day but will also provide you energy to go through the fast without any kinds of food.
Seasonal fruits like mangoes and bananas are always a great idea to eat as they are full of nutrition as well as taste. Bananas are loaded with potassium that replenishes the fluid that we lose from the body through the process of sweating. Mangoes are a great source of essential vitamins like A and B6 with lots of dietary fibers that avoid digestive related problems. Combine the goodness of mangoes and yogurt here with the tasty mango lassi recipe
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