Staying hydrated during Ramadan is crucial to avoid dehydration and fatigue which will help you to do what is most important during the month , which is increasing worship and closeness to Allah Almighty.
Here are some tips to help you stay hydrated during the day:
- Drink plenty of water during the non-fasting hours: Drinking water during the non-fasting hours is the most effective way to stay hydrated. Aim to drink at least 8-10 cups of water between iftar and suhoor.
- Avoid caffeine and sugary drinks: Caffeinated drinks like coffee, tea, and soda can dehydrate your body, so it is best to avoid them during Ramadan. Sugary drinks like juices and soft drinks should also be limited as they can lead to increased thirst and dehydration.
- Eat foods with high water content: Foods like fruits, vegetables, and soups are high in water content and can help keep you hydrated throughout the day.
- Use a water bottle to track your water intake: Keeping a water bottle with you and sipping on it throughout the day can help you track your water intake and ensure that you are getting enough fluids.
- Break your fast with water and hydrating foods: Start your iftar meal with a glass of water and foods that are hydrating, like watermelon, cucumber, and soup.
- Limit salt intake: Consuming too much salt can increase thirst and lead to dehydration. Try to limit your intake of salty foods during Ramadan.
- Drink herbal tea: Herbal teas like green tea, chamomile tea, and peppermint tea are hydrating and can also provide additional health benefits.
By following these tips, you can stay hydrated during Ramadan and avoid health problems related to dehydration but most importantly be focused and healthy to doing acts of worship and growing closer to Allah Almighty during this blessed month.
يٰۤاَيُّهَا الَّذِيۡنَ اٰمَنُوۡا كُتِبَ عَلَيۡكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَي الَّذِيۡنَ مِنۡ قَبۡلِكُمۡ لَعَلَّكُمۡ تَتَّقُوۡنَ
“O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may become righteous.”