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Suhour, a meal eaten at Sahar is the most important meal during Ramadan. And as you
prepare for this wondrous season and its traditional practices, one of the most
dramatic things that you will probably remember is the deep-rooted ritual of the
Musaharati – the man who heralds the approach of Suhour with the beating of his drum.
It is a time when the world is silent before the break of dawn. When the night has
all but surrendered to the brightness of a new day and serenity surrounds your soul.
When your heart eagerly awaits the thread of light that appears on the horizon and
you are overwhelmed by the heavenly rays that touch the earth.
This is the time to partake in the holiest meal of the day, Suhour – a meal that
is the symbol of your heartwarming act of worship and one that is your source of
your energy all through the day. The importance of suhoor is not less than the
importance of Iftar
So to help you realize the importance of this special meal, here are the reasons
why starting your day with Suhour is essential:
It helps cover nutritional needs, when it is balanced and includes a variety of food.
Now that you know why suhoor is important,here are some useful suhoor tipsand food
ideas to make it healthier, it will also be helpful in weight loss:
If you’re worried aboutwhat to eat for suhoor, you should know that a balanced
and varied Suhour isthe best to provide the body with all the essential food
groups (bread and cereals, milk and dairy products, meat and legumes, fruits
and vegetables) as guided below:
Children who are fasting can be served eggs or cheese, bread, dates, 1 teaspoon
of honey and milk during this meal; these foods contain B vitamins, calcium,
proteins and carbohydrates, which activate digestion and provide the child
with the energy needed for fasting.
The best Ramadan suhoor time is before dawn. Although this may involve waking up earlier,
it will ensure that your body benefits from the nutrients and energy provided by
the Suhour meal for longer hours during the day.
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