Sehri is the meal consumed before sunrise, after which Muslims start their fast during the month of Ramazan. It is an important meal to have as it is the last thing you eat until sunset. So it is important to make sure that you eat the right things, that keep your energy level high, so you can function properly throughout the day.
The types of foods you should be eating at Sehri time are slow digesting foods; foods that are high in fiber. Slow digesting foods such as beans take longer to digest and slowly release energy throughout the day. They also break down glucose much slower. Foods high in fiber make you feel full because they reduce gastric acidity and excess bile acids; this is what hurts your stomach and makes you feel hungry.
Here are some examples of what you should be eating at Sehri:
Brown bread with peanut butter
Milk and honey
Avoid having the following:
Don’t be eager to stuff your face at Sehri; you will only end up feeling bloated and uncomfortable throughout the day. Try to eat healthy and stay fit during this month of Ramazan.