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MOH Advises Providing Balanced Diet to the Elderly during Ramadan
17 May 2020

​In continuation to its efforts and awareness messages, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has provided a number of health tips on the holy month of Ramadan, as part of its awareness campaign «Fast Healthy», launched in collaboration with SABIC Company. Through an awareness infographic published on its awareness platform: «Live Well» and its Twitter page, MOH has advised providing the elderly with balanced diet that suits their ability to chew, highlighting the importance to increase the number of meals, reduce their quantities, and avoid sleep immediately after eating; to prevent gastroesophageal reflux. MOH has also called to avoid direct exposure to the sun except when necessary, in order to prevent heat exhaustion.

Last Update : 18 May 2020 04:35 PM
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