Health & Safety Bulletin – Ramadan Mubarak – April 21

Today marks the start of Ramadan Mubarak celebration. A holy month in Islam and Muslim community abstain from food andeven water, from dawn to dusk. Ramadan lasts for more than 29 or 30 days depending on the moon sighting. Many people observing the Ramadan period fast during this holy month irrespective of their health condition. It is during this period where a well balance diet is needed to maintain the level of energy during the day. The healthy tips detailed below provides a non-exhaustive list to help those celebrating this blessed month of

Tips for Healthy Eating During Ramadan

The infographics below provide us the essential information on what to eat/do during this period and a couple of pointers for us to follow which is itemize as follows:

Additional pointers for us to follow during the observance of this holy month includes sufficient fluid intake to prevent hydration; sleep for 6-8 hours a day to get sufficient mental and physical rest; have a balanced meal; walk or participate in light activity; avoid excess consumption of refined products or sweets; have a balanced calorie intake and limit the intake of fried food. This is not an exhaustive list of healthy tips during the observance of this holy month. It is a constant reminder for us that we need to always keep ourselves healthy to avoid getting sick and contracting COVID-19.