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10 Healthy Food To Eat After Feasting On Raya Food

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Nia Sarah  •  Apr 27, 2021

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For those of us tired of beef rendang, lontong and kuih-muih, try something healthy for a change! Let's not take our health for granted this Raya 2021, so let's start by being aware of what we're eating today. It's time to add more healthy food to your daily meals - the best way to take a break from all the Raya snacking 😄
1. Dates from All Kurma
Credit: All Kurma The superfood that comes to mind during Ramadan - dates! Dates are packed with vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and potassium that'll keep you going throughout the day. The dates by All Kurma come in a wide variety for you to choose from, like their naturally dried Sunfruit Deglet Nour Dates and Palm's Pearl Deglet Nour Dates which are some of the most popular dates in Southeast Asia. The Rossara Tunisian Deglet Nour Dates, Mahadhi Tunisian Deglet Nour Dates and Arafa Tunisian Deglet Nour Dates are nutritious and high in fibre as well as disease-fighting antioxidants. Better yet, you can get 15% off all Ramadan Gift Sets with free gifts for every purchase! You can also enjoy a 20% discount off your purchase when you mix-and-match a box of snacks of at least 8 differentoptions from their collection of dried dates and fruits. Next time you're thinking of picking up a date, remember that it provides many health benefits such as reducing your blood pressure, improving your digestive health and decreasing the risk of heart-related diseases. P.S. Quote 'HHWT' for an additional 20% off Deglet Nour Products when you check out. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 65 Chulia St, Singapore 049513 Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm Order here. Website | Instagram | Facebook
2. Vitamins from Blue Angel Farm
Credit: Blue Angel Farm  When it comes to boosting your energy AND looking good for Eid, try vitamins from Blue Angel Farm. The best part is that their vitamins are Halal-certified according to the strictest ESMA/GSO standard from the Middle East. They are also high in biotin, also known as vitamin H which helps convert food into energy! This will definitely help you be at the top of your game as you get busy with your tasks throughout the day. What's more, biotin also keeps your hair, skin and nails healthy - the perfect deal for Eid! Halal status: Halal-certified Email for special promotion packages Order here. Website | Instagram | Facebook
3. Honey by Huiji
Credit: Huiji For those whoneed the immune system boost, theHuiji Honey is a 100% natural, pure honey with no added sugar that helps to strengthen your immune system and soothe throat irritation. You can also use it to substitute sugar for your daily cooking and baking needs for a healthier option this Ramadan! Apart from honey, you can also get the Huiji Waist Tonic which is their best-seller as it helps to overcome fatigue, and nourish your energy. If you'd like some soothing tea to drink up before fasting or to wind down at the end of the day, the Huiji Fatt Choy Tea is a red date tea made with all natural ingredients like wolfberry, red date and dried longan which enriches and replenishes blood to help you revitalise your overall body and health wellness! What's more, get all 3 products and get a free gift of Mulvita Brown Rice Cereal With Spirulina (6 Sachets) as well as free delivery for $49.80. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 10 Tampines North Drive 4 #09-10/14 JTC Space @ Tampines North (S)528553 Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm Order here. Website | Instagram | Facebook
4. Eggs
We love eggs on everything - fried rice, instantnoodles, you name it. But have you stopped to wonder about its health benefits? The next time you're having soft boiled eggs with toast, remember that eggs are loaded in protein, which is an important macronutrient to fuel and build your body mass. It also has other health benefits like decreasing your risk of heart disease, repairing body tissues, and keeping your immune system nice and healthy. Since it's inexpensive and versatile, you can enjoy however you like, from scrambled to hard-boiled.
5. Oats
If you'd like to make an easy meal for sahur, you can try the no-cook method the night before by making your instant oats and leaving it in the fridge overnight. Oats are rich in vitamins and minerals that help you store energy throughout the day. You can top it with fruits of your choice like bananas or berries for sweetness!
6. Berries
Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries - it's tough to find a berry that we don't love. Besides adding a pop of colour to our oatmeals, pancakes and cereals, it's a great source of nutrients despite how tiny they are! Rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, and fibre, these yummy treats can also help to regulate your blood sugar, reducehunger and combat inflammation. Make sure to enjoy a handful of berries for sahur before you start your day!
7. Bananas
There's no denying that bananas make an amazing snack for sahur. Loaded in high fibre, potassium and natural sugar, you can easily add banana slices to your oatmeal, peanut butter toast and pancakes. Thanks to the soluble fibre content, it can also slow down your digestion and help you to stay full for a long time. Besides being kind to your digestive system, this popular superfood can help you maintain a good healthy heart, regulate blood pressure and increase your metabolism.
8. Avocados
There's a reason why avocados made its way into the superfood category. Favoured for its rich and creamy flavour, each spoonful is packed with vitamins C, E, K, and B-6 as well as potassium and omega-3 fatty sides. Don't worry about its high monounsaturated fat content because it's considered a 'good and healthy fat', similar to the ones you'll find in nuts and olive oil, which can decrease your cholesterol level when you consume it in moderation. The best part is, avocados are pretty versatile and you can enjoy it on its own or stuffed with eggs or vegetables.
9. Yoghurt
Don'tyou just love seeing a dollop of thick and creamy yoghurt on top of pancakes and puddings? Available in most supermarkets, it's a low-calorie superfood that's rich with nutrients and calcium. Besides being absolutely yummy on its own (with fruit toppings, of course), enjoying a cup of yoghurt daily can reduce the risk of high blood pressure, strengthen your bones and build muscle. If you're exercising regularly after iftar, it also makes a good pre and post-workout snack!
10. Salmon
The superfood family would be incomplete without salmon! Aside from being a good source of protein, it has loads of vitamin B12, potassium, and omega-3 fatty acids as well as low in calorie and saturated fat. Whether you enjoy pan-seared salmon with crispy skin or glazed salmon, it comes with a range of health benefits that includes improving your immunity system, balancing your blood pressure, and keep you full for longer. These healthy food will not only balance out your body with the nutrients it needs, but they're also delicious! 😋