Healthy Ramadan

Fasting and your health

Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good for your health if it’s done correctly.

Ramadan health FAQs

Your health questions about fasting during the holy month of Ramadan are answered here.

Guide to healthy fasting during Ramadan

Don't break your fast with a feast or you may put on weight instead of losing it.

Healthy Ramadan meal plan

A healthy Ramadan diet plan with varied and balanced meals to eat between fasts.

Fasting: health risks

How to prevent and deal with some common health issues caused by or associated with fasting.

Quit smoking during Ramadan

Ramadan is a great opportunity to start some healthy habits and get rid of some bad ones, like smoking.

Tools

Healthy Ramadan

Find out how to prepare yourself for Ramadan and how to stay healthy while fasting throughout the month.

Media last reviewed:

Next review due:

South Asian health

Health issues relevant to people from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan

Vegetarians and vegans

Advice on healthy and balanced vegetarian and vegan diets including essential nutrients

5 A DAY

Whether you're cooking for a family or eating on the run, our tips and recipes can help you get your 5 A DAY