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Friday 8th December 2023 / 25 Jamadilawal 1445

5 proven ways of losing weight in Ramadan

Ramadan is a time to sacrifice your desires for the sake of ALLAH. If you’re fasting and still looking to lose weight during this Holy month; this is the right article for you!

Here are five proven ways of losing weight in Ramadan:

1) Walk and work out

Studies show that light physical activity like walking can help you to stay fit during Ramadan. 

When it comes to working out, you need to practice working out for 30 to 40 minutes.

The best way and time to work out in Ramadan is Suhoor which allows you to lose weight during Ramadan.

2) Consume light iftari

Fried food for iftar isn’t a healthy choice at all. You need to focus on your fitness and always prefer light food for iftar.

Eating a lot in the evening meal will not give you the energy to go running. Make sure that you prefer a banana or other light food items.

3) Say no to processed food

Fasting can help to reduce weight but eating processed or fried foods at iftar can make it impossible. 

You should avoid fried foods that can result in weight gain. When you eat a healthy diet at Iftar while fasting in the whole month, it will help you lose weight during Ramadan.

4) Limit Sugar Intake 

Sweet foods will vary in levels of fat and sugar, but they tend to be highly calorific regardless, and of course, right now, we have almost no opportunity to burn those calories off.  

You can fulfill your sweet cravings with some fruits, such as papaya, bananas, etc., that are low in calories but rich in nutrients.

5) Avoid fruit juices

Juices, even if fresh, are high in sugar. One cup can have up to 25g of sugar equivalent to 5 teaspoons. Flavor your water with lemon, orange, or mint instead!

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