HOW TO STAY HEALTHY ESPECIALLY, DURING THE FASTING PERIOD AND AFTER
Always remember that optimal healthy is our priority in MyCookery Zone. MyCookery Zone is not created for fame, but to make people happy, know the fact about what we eat and know the essential nutrients the body needs.
Fasting season is a time when one barely eats three square meals as ideal for everyone. So one thing to do is to plan, nothing is achieved without planning.
HOW TO TAKE A BALANCED MEAL EVEN WHEN FASTING
To remain healthy when you fast and after the fasting season.
• The Six basic nutrients to be taken always are: Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, mineral, water.
like: Rice, bread, wheat, millet, plantain, yam etc. are all energy giving food rick in starch, sugar, fibre, glucose, cellulose and pectin.
like: fish, eggs, milk, meat, nuts, beans, etc. are foods that help in repairing the body tissues and protect the body against infections.
• Fats & oils
like: margarine, shea butter, lard, etc. They provide heat & energy for the body.
• Minerals are found in
: milk, cheese, green vegetables, egg, fish, etc. These foods are rich in sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and iodine, and should be taken.
Vitamin A promotes good health & development. It is found in palm oil, okra, all green and yellow vegetables & fruits, dairy etc.
Vitamin B; Vitamin B1 is found in cereals e.g. brown bread, groundnuts, peas, beans, yeast, etc.
Vitamin B2 is found in eggs, beef, etc.
– The popularly known vitamin which is very essential is found in fresh fruits, particularly citrus fruits e.g. oranges, grape-fruit, tangerine, lemon, etc. other foods that contain vit. C are cabbage, tomatoes, etc.
Vitamin D/ sunshine vitamin is found in fatty fish e.g. herrings and dairy products.
Vitamin E is found in cereals, green vegetables, meat, milk and eggs.
Vitamin K is found in green plants e.g. cabbage, green peas, etc.
: drinking water helps the body to regulate and eliminate waste products.
Taking a balanced meal prevents the body from diseases.
Happy Ramadan Fasting to all Muslims.