Ramadan has begun all over the world, including Pakistan, and it goes without saying that this time the fast is being held during the outbreak of the new novel Coronavirus, which lasts about 15 hours.
And in view of this, the importance of sehri is greatly increased because, in addition to enduring hunger and thirst, it is also important to protect oneself from epidemics, for which the immune system must be strengthened.
In any case, eating suhoor is a Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and is considered a blessing that also benefits health.
But do you know what to eat and what not to eat at dawn that helps maintain the body's energy throughout the day as well as strengthen the immune system?
What should I eat at breakfast?
If you want to strengthen your body's immune system, you should use protein-rich foods such as eggs, chicken, and yogurt, which strengthen the immune system as well as provide physical energy to the fasting person.
If you are addicted to tea, replace this Ramadan milk tea with green tea, which has very low caffeine content but it is a drink that strengthens the immune system. If you do not like green tea, then drink ordinary leaf tea. Take but without milk, which is rich in polyphenols and flavonoids that help fight disease.
The watermelon fruit available in this season can also be used to help reduce the intensity of thirst throughout the day, as well as contains an antioxidant that strengthens the immune system and prevents infection. It helps to fight.
Increasing the use of garlic and ginger in Sahar dishes also helps in strengthening the immune system.
Avoid foods that are too spicy or spicy, as they increase the risk of heartburn or gastric acidity and indigestion.
All kinds of junk and processed foods should be avoided as they slow down the metabolism and affect the functions of the immune system.
Similarly, salty foods should be avoided as it can lead to dehydration.
Eating too many sweets should also be avoided as they are digested very quickly which makes you feel hungry after a few hours.
Fried foods are also harmful to health, so they should be used sparingly.