Diabetes Care

Topic: Ramadan Meal Plan

Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the pillars of Islam and a duty for every Muslim. Below are the recommended food choices for diabetic patients during Ramadan period:

For Suhoor (pre-dawn meal)

Suhoor needs to be wholesome to provide enough energy to last during the long hours of fasting. Suhoor should include the following foods:

For Iftar (dinner)

To keep your meals healthy, limit the use of oil and opt for steaming, grilling, baking or shallow frying instead. When choosing oils, you should also pick those that are high in unsaturated fats such as canola oil.