Ways For Staying Hydrated Throughout Ramadan 2023

Ways For Staying Hydrated Throughout Ramadan 2023

Many people and families are getting ready in anticipation of the holy month of Ramadan. The aim of the celebration is to cleanse the body and enhance one's spiritual convictions by fasting from sunrise to dusk. Nonetheless, it could end up being taxing for individuals who are ill-prepared. Ramadan falls during India's oppressively hot season this year, so it's critical to be healthy and hydrated to get the body ready for the month-long fast.

Being hydrated throughout the day when fasting relies on what we eat at Sehri, says Chef Mrigank Singh, Executive Chef of The Pink Elephant. Growing up in Lucknow and spending some time in a hostel in Azamgarh, I was surrounded by friends and neighbours who fasted throughout Ramadan."

He finds the mohabbat ka sharbat to be a terrific beverage to begin or finish the fast now that he is in Hyderabad. Nothing could be better than that, he continues, "if we add a few basil seeds to it too. The dish comprises watermelon, rose, and milk and is drunk chilled.

Co-founder of FITPASS Arushi Verma offers some advice on how to make Ramadan fasting less difficult.


Cold showers are often thought of as the quickest approach to lower your high body temperature or the sense of lightheadedness that results from a lack of fluids in the body. Taking a cold shower might help you stay hydrated and maintain a healthy body temperature throughout the fasting month of Ramadan. Dehydration causes more overt symptoms including dry lips, flushed cheeks, fatigue, increased body temperature, fast breathing, and trouble breathing. The quickest approach to rehydrate without drinking water if you exhibit any of these symptoms is to place your head under a direct stream of cold water for five to ten minutes.

Getting enough sleep

The basis of the body's overall health is sleep. Give your body enough time to unwind and rest since it has several advantages, including boosting productivity and giving you the energy you need to get through the day. Therefore one of the most important aspects of remaining healthy when fasting is getting adequate sleep. It is advised that those who must keep both a work schedule and a fasting routine have adequate sleep, preferably 6-7 hours, to avoid feeling drowsy all day. Insufficient water might make you feel less energetic, while a regular sleep pattern can provide your body a balanced supply of energy.


Keeping hydrated in this oppressive weather and adhering to a religious rite for a month might sometimes be harmful to your health. Nonetheless, there are several techniques to control one's body's level of hydration. After your iftar, be sure to drink enough water to keep your body prepared for the fasting schedule the next day. You may keep hydrated even when drinking water feels like a chore by include enough citrus fruits in your meals. Adding lemon to your water is an alternative, easier method of doing this.

Our FITPASS app recommends drinking water on a regular basis and assists in timing the process. Also, it determines how much water is in your body, which can assist you further map out your eating plans. Juices may also be included to your regular liquid intake since they not only aid in hydration but also assist to regulate blood sugar levels.


It is recommended that one increase their intake of roughage, and eating bananas is a simple method to do so. Bananas are high in fiber, vitamin C, and a variety of antioxidants that may help you stay alert and reduce fatigue, but they are also low in calories. They also assist in keeping your blood sugar levels stable and your digestive system healthy. Consuming bananas in the morning acts as a general blessing because of their wealth of nutritious advantages since it may help you feel fuller for the rest of the day.


Dehydration may undoubtedly result from exercising since you lose a lot of fluids via perspiration. One may, however, choose mild exercise programs like yoga, meditation, low-impact aerobics, long walks, and so on. Make an effort to drink enough water before going to bed at a time that works with your schedule (two to three hours after iftar is advised). AI-based solutions that let you exercise in the comfort of your own home have made working out easier. Thanks to technological advancements, everyone today has the chance to make their physical health and fitness a priority.


Before beginning a fast, high-fiber foods like oats, broken wheat (daliya) in smoothies, and overnight mueslis are excellent choices since they take time to break down, giving you energy all day. A salad made out of water-rich fresh fruits and vegetables will be a fantastic option, and it won't have too much salt or sugar, which again dehydrates you, says Chef Singh.

Payas and Niharis, which are eaten first thing in the morning, contain a lot of collagen, which gives you a lot of energy and keeps you hydrated as well.