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.

Paan, bidi and shisha

Paan, bidi and shisha all have health risks. Get help quitting using these leaflets in Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi and Gujarati.

South Asian health issues

South Asian health issues, for people from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh. Includes tips on healthy cooking.

The Eatwell Guide

If you want to get the balance of your diet right, use the Eatwell Guide. It shows you how much you should eat from each food group.

Healthy Ramadan

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

Media last reviewed: 12/05/2016

Next review due: 12/05/2018


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