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Avoid gaining weight after Eid al-Adha feasts.. more than drinking water and staying away from sweets

It is upon us during the hours of Eid al-Adha, which is associated with many rituals that millions of Muslims around the world are keen to perform, perhaps the most prominent of which is eating meat of all kinds, grilled and fried, including beef, camel and lamb, in addition to the “fattah” dish that the Egyptians are famous for. The ritual exposes you to gain weight and gain more fat within a short period.

And according to a report published on Healthline, there are some steps that if you take it, you can avoid gaining weight and also enjoy the famous Eid feasts.


1. Avoid fatty meats


There are many types and parts of the meat of the sacrifice, some of which accumulate fat and thus expose you to the risk of high cholesterol levels and the accumulation of fat inside your body, and some of them decrease fat levels, so you should avoid fatty meat such as “fasha, head meat, trotters, and mambar”.

2. Meat cooking


The method of cooking meat plays a big role in the extent of calories that may be reduced or raised according to the cooking method followed, so you should avoid fried meat with oil or ghee, and replace it with grilled or boiled meat that contains low amounts of calories.

3. Have green tea after Eid meat


Green tea has unique properties in the process of burning fat and maintaining the health of the intestines and the digestive system, so try to eat it after meals to contribute to the speed of digestion.

4. Avoid sitting still after Eid


Try to do any activities after eating fattah and meat, so that you do not feel lethargic.

5. More than water


Drinking plenty of water contributes to an increase in the metabolism and thus helps you burn fat, so replace soft drinks with plenty of water throughout the day.

6. Avoid sugars and sweets


Avoid eating added sugars or unhealthy fats, both of which can lead to weight gain.

7. Get enough sleep


Sleep deprivation may lead to weight gain, as it has been shown that those who do not sleep enough tend to feel hungry, consume more calories, and exercise less, and sleep restriction may increase levels of the hunger hormone, which eventually leads to Increase your calorie intake.