Table 2

Effects of Ramadan fasting on body mass index

Reference

Subjects

Effect


El Ati [24]

16 W

Ibrahim [14]

9 M & 5 W

Kassab [51]

44 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Maughan [28]

59 M

Rakicioğlu [27]

21 W

Yucel [54]

21 M & 17 W

Al-Hourani [53]

57 W

Bouhlel [33]

9 M

Fakhrzadeh [41]

50 M & 41 W

1

Khaled [26]

276 W

Salehi [55]

28 M

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W


1 Body mass index decreased in men (p < 0.05) but did not change in women (p > 0.05).

M = men; W = women

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