9 Vital Tips for a Successful Sehri and Iftar in 2023

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 After the start of Ramadan, most people start consuming more food than usual, and why not, after such a long fast, the heart of people, eager for hunger and thirst, starts to eat a little more.

After being hungry all day, the mouth-watering food at the table makes it impossible to resist, but do you feel ashamed after having a full stomach?

Think for a minute about the consequences of eating too much, such as indigestion, upset stomach and burning sensation, gas in the stomach, and low energy.

So after all this, which seems like a better idea, eating more or eating in moderation?

This Ramadan, if you too are finding it difficult to keep your hands at the dinner table, try these few methods to overcome it, which will also give you the opportunity to enjoy a moderate Iftar to the fullest.

Excessive use of water

If you really want to avoid overeating, make it a habit to drink plenty of water. Drinking plenty of water in this hot weather is not only essential, but it also means you don't overeat. Will be able to.

Often our body gets confused between the sensations of thirst and hunger and during Ramadan, we feel both intensely. But excessive hunger is actually a consequence of excessive thirst. Consuming a glass of water before a meal is more beneficial as consuming it during a meal can affect the digestive system. However, you can enjoy water better an hour after a meal.

Start eating with something small

Start Iftar with something small like dates and then take a break before moving on to other things. Dates reduce your sense of hunger, meanwhile, if Maghrib prayer is performed, then consumption of food according to physical needs becomes easier.

Eat slowly

After a long fast, you tend to eat a bit more quickly at Iftar, but by slowly chewing each morsel thoroughly, you will be able to better enjoy the relief you get after that prolonged feeling of hunger.

Similarly, by chewing slowly, you will not have to swallow it whole, and will also help the body send satiety signals more effectively, controlling hunger.

Sit down and eat

Do not eat anything while standing, but whenever food is in front of you, eat it while sitting. This will allow you to enjoy its taste more and feel full sooner.

Don't stay around eating before breaking the fast

If there is plenty of delicious food on the table and the smell is driving their willpower to zero, walk away. Proximity to food often plays a role in fueling your decision to eat less. 

If the willpower is weakening, move away from the food but stay close to the family so that the conversation can continue.

A balanced breakfast

Consuming a balanced diet at Suhore prevents overeating on the occasion of Iftar. A balanced Sehore also maintains the energy required for your physical needs and reduces the feeling of hunger even on the occasion of Iftar. Rich in fiber, protein, carbs, and healthy fats, breakfast also improves your metabolism or digestive system.


Ramadan is not an excuse to live a lazy life, if you have the plan to exercise after breaking the fast, your desire to overeat will automatically decrease. 

Interestingly, you don't even need to exert much effort, just a half-hour walk proves to be enough, and it also increases the desire to consume healthy food. Similarly, exercise also gives you a feeling of energy after breaking the fast.

Adequate sleep

People tend to oversleep or sleep late during Ramadan. Make sure you don't lose sleep, but schedule it. If you get a chance to sleep late, try to sleep late, or get into the habit of taking a nap in the afternoon, the best solution is to sleep after Taraweeh anyway.

 As you may know, there is a relationship between sleep and the desire to eat, and if we do not get enough sleep, the amount of appetite-increasing hormones in the body increases, which results in controlling the hand by looking at food at the time of breaking the fast. It becomes difficult to do.

Weight loss goal

Along with achieving spiritual goals, Ramadan is also an ideal opportunity to reduce body weight. Setting a weight loss goal also increases your commitment to eating in moderation during Iftar.

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