The quality of good sahur food can more or less influence the success of your fast. To ensure that the body's nutrients are met and you can endure hunger and thirst until the break time, you need to eat at sunrise with full nutrition. Eating food that is not good can disrupt the comfort of your fast, it can even make you sick.
Here are some types of food that you should avoid as a suhoor.
Instant noodles are a high-calorie but low-nutrient food. Instant noodles cannot meet your daily nutritional needs. In addition, instant noodles are also rich in sodium, which can cause you to become dehydrated. Because of this you will always get thirsty when you get stuck. Even worse, instant noodles do not contain fiber, which will make you hungry quickly.
Canned food generally contains preservatives that are not good for your health. Then canned foods, like instant noodles, contain high levels of sodium, which can cause you to become dehydrated. You certainly don't want to be thirsty when you fast, do you?
Tea is a drink that is popular with Indonesian people. But it appears that eating tea at dawn can make you dehydrated, easily tired and sleepy. This is because tea can make you pee more often. In this way, the fluids and minerals in the body will continue to decrease. Although no liquid comes in during fasting to replace it.
Eating spicy foods at dawn can make your stomach uncomfortable. Spicy foods can increase stomach acid, which can cause you to feel bloated, stomach ache, diarrhea.
Eating too much sweet food at dawn can dramatically raise blood sugar. This can make you feel excited in one or two hours, and later you will feel tired and sleepy. In addition, sweets can also cause diabetes and obesity.
Article by Rianti Fajar