5 Secrets to Amplify Hydration in Ramazan
Serve it up: Blend some watermelon with ice and a few mint leaves for a refreshing beverage.
3. Load up on milk:
Remember when you were forced to drink milk as a child - well, truth be told, milk is just as good for you today as it was when you were younger. Whether you go for dairy milk, almond milk, coconut milk or oat milk, or even soy milk if you're lactose intolerant, they are great re-hydrators that act as great substitutes for water.
Serve it up: Have a bowl of cereal after iftari with some cold milk. It also serves as an excellent post workout recovery drink.
4. Add dates to your menu:
Dates work like magic during fasts. Not only do they taste good but they also help with hydration. Being a natural source of glucose, they help your cells to store more fluid and fuel for energy. Thereby, keeping you hydrated and energised throughout the day.
Serve it up: Get the best of both worlds by making a date milkshake. Blend some dates in milk and boost your energy plus hydration levels in just one drink.
5. Stock up on tomatoes:
Lucky for you, tomatoes are a staple in almost every kitchen, Our desi food simply cannot have the same flavour without them. With 94% water content, they should be added to your Ramzan meals too. They are also a high source of antioxidants, folate, and vitamin C.
Serve it up: Make a fresh salsa with chopped tomatoes, onions, salt, pepper, and lime. Squeeze a lemon into it for that extra zing.
These foods will not only supplement your water drinking to keep your bodies refreshed and hydrated all day, but will also keep your skin fresh and hydrated.