However, this is not the case for the ill or vulnerable and there are exceptions, including for pregnant women, the elderly, and the particularly young.
So, for those who are taking part this year, there are some health benefits that can be reaped from fasting if done right and mainting a good diet outside of sun-up and sun-down times.
Haq grabbed a 14-year-old girl and used her as a hostage during the attack.
Officials classified the attack as a “hate crime” rather than terrorism. 1, 2008 – Egyptian-born cab driver Yaser Said shoots and kills his two daughters in Irving, Texas, because they were dating non-Muslim boys.
The daughters had run away from home a week earlier, fearing their father would kill them.
With the fasting day lasting from sunrise to sunset, the body’s energy can be replaced in the two meals a day Muslims can have.
It’s important to get in food from all the five major food groups, and this will provide an easier transition from using fat to burn energy as opposed to glucose.