The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to focus on bringing back a balanced and healthy lifestyle in your life. Through fasting you begin to learn how to manage your eating habits, how to improve self-control and discipline. This month requires you to give the stomach a break and by doing so you are able to break down and expel the accumulated toxins from your body.
This booklet is aimed at helping you understand the health issues related to fasting so that you are able to make more informed choices, minimize complications and maximize on the benefit of your fast. The booklet will guide you through physiological changes that occur when you are fasting; give examples of beneficial and harmful foods during fasting, discuss potential medical problems and remedies, suggest a diet plan and respond to the most frequently asked questions about fasting in general and medical issues in particular. The booklet also contains a chapter for doctors and medical professionals to enable them to provide more informed services.
The booklet has been put together by medical experts, Islamic scholars and researchers who have stayed within the spirit of Islam while ensuring the medical advice and suggestions are scientific and culturally sensitive.
Download the Ramadan Food Guide.