June 5th 2019: Ιd–el-Fitr


The Ramadan is the month of the fasting commandment for the Muslim population.  In the course of the month, there are people who change their nutrition considerably.  Various types of food, quantities and size of the dishes consumed in the meal breaking the fast and during the night are added to sweetened beverages and sweets. After about a month the Ramadan ends and the Id-el-Fitr celebrations begin. This is a three-day holiday of festivities and family visits. This period marks the return to the normal life routine.

In the Id-el-Fitr celebrations, like in any celebration, there is a table with various types of chocolates, sweets, cakes and the holiday’s traditional cookies, sweetened beverages, various delicacies and nuts.. In the shift between the fasting routine – when the body has gotten used to long fasting hours during the day and a fast breaking meal in the evening – and the normal routine of eating during the day, many people who do not observe a gradual return to eating, may suffer from various effects on the digestive system, such as stomach aches, or diarrhoeas.

In order to avoid unpleasant side effects, it is recommended:

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