ELABORATE SPREAD & OVERINDULGENCE DURING IFTAR CAN LEAD TO PHYSICAL DISCOMFORT. THIS CAN BE EASILY MANAGED BY MAKING SURE YOU TAKE SMALL PORTION AT A TIME.
It is important to break the fast with few dates. Avoid sherbets with high sugar content as they give you instant energy but results in energy slump instead choose drink made of saunff or tukmalanga or light nimboo pani which can be accompanied with a fruit or channa salad.
Choosing complex carbohydrate, lean protein & healthy fat is a good idea. Avoid refined carbohydrate like maida instead choose whole grain like wheat, oats, dalia whole meal flour, potato with skin, vegetables & fruits they not only keep you full but also helps in reliving constipation.
Always choose seasonal fruits and vegetables. Fruits & vegetables are rich in fiber, minerals , vitamins & phytonutrients .
Pair your carbohydrates with protein like beans, pulses, legumes , skinless chicken , lean meat, egg & low fat dairy and its products to balance the meal. Unsalted nuts are also a good choice.