Common mistakes in Ramadhan | Jannat Al Quran

Common mistakes in Ramadhan:


The following are some mistakes that people often do in Ramadan (mistakes in Ramadan):

1. Drinking “sweet coloured drinks” on a daily basis.

– Why: It contains high amounts of sugar, additives and colourants.
– Solution: If you have to, drink it twice a week maximum.


2. Drinking large amounts of water at iftaar time.

– Why: Filling the stomach with water is more strenuous to it than with food. 
– Solution: have a few sips at iftaar then a glass after every two hours.


3. Exercising directly after iftaar.

– Why: the body’s blood flow is concentrated around the stomach at that time.
– Solution: Exercise after two hours of eating to ease digestion.


4. Chewing and swallowing food fast.

– Why: chewing food slowly can speed up digestion and help maintain your weight.


5. Having dessert directly after iftaar.

– Why: they make you drowsy and sleepy.
– Solution: leave at least a two-hour gap between iftaar and dessert to stay fresh and awake for ishaa and taraweeh prayers.


6. Consuming foods with high amounts of sodium

– Why: Sodium triggers thirst throughout the fasting hours of the day
– Solution: instead, eat foods that are high in potassium, they retain water and suppress your thirst.


Bananas are high in potassium. A banana at Suhoor time can control your thirst level through out the day.


Best sources of potassium for Suhoor time: 
– bananas
– milk
– dates
– avocados
– dried peaches
– pistachios
– pumpkin
– peas 
– dark chocolate


Worst choices for Suhoor: 
– biryani 
– kebab 
– pizza 
– fast food in general 
– cheese
– haleem


Best choices for Suhoor: 
– potato
– rice
– dates
– whole grain bread 
– banana

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