“During the fasting month it’s key to eat foods with essential vitamins and nutrients to keep your energy levels up, your mental focus clear and your body running optimally throughout the day,” advises nutritionist Alexandra Prabaharan. She suggests eating Norwegian fjord trout to boost your overall health and energy before Raya comes around.
Protein is a must
Ever wondered why you need protein in your diet? Alexandra explains that “protein is an important component of every cell in the body. It helps to build and repair tissues, make enzymes and hormones as well as it’s the essential building block of bones, muscle, cartilage, and blood.” To get through the day, add some fjord trout – which is rich in protein – to your sahur meal to ensure you stay full. Also, your body will benefit by having sufficient building blocks to repair itself fully during ramadan.