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  • Ramadan ‘soup-er’ bowl!

    Keeping the month of Ramadan in mind, Star Lifestyle presents various mouth-watering easy-to-make recipes that would be an ideal addition to your iftar or sehri dishes.

  • Gourmet Ramadan

    Keeping in mind the long hours of fasting we will experience this year, the food on our platters should be hydrating and packed with nutrition and healthy in all aspects. To get you started, Star Lifestyle will present for its readers one recipe a day that would be an ideal addition to your iftar/sehri dishes.

  • Ramadan begins today

    The holy month of Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence, begins in the country today as the new moon was sighted yesterday.

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    Zero weight gain Ramadan

    The month of Ramadan is upon us, which means the nation has reshuffled its sleeping and eating patterns according to the ifatr and seheri timings. In this month weight gain can be easily avoided by eating the right kind of food some form of light exercise.

  • Best food practices in Ramadan (video)

    Ramadan is upon us and Muslims all around the world have embarked in a month of fasting and abstinence. The Daily Star suggests some healthy practices to keep you fit and healthy this Ramadan.

  • Watch out for electrolyte imbalance

    In Ramadan, the body uses more energy as one carries on with his or her daily activities along with fasting. As a result, higher levels of perspiration and dehydration can cause electrolyte imbalance.

  • Today’s quote for Ramadan

    The Prophet said, "Whoever does not give up forged speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his leaving his food and drink (i.e. Allah will not accept his fasting.)"