Table 3

Effects of Ramadan fasting on blood lipids

Outcome

Reference

Subjects

Effect


Total Cholesterol

Fedail [17]

20 M & 4 W

Khaled [26]

276 W

Aksungar [13]

12 M & 12 W

Bernieh [18]

7 M & 4 W

El Ati [24]

16 W

Kassab [51]

44 W

Ibrahim [14]

9 M & 5 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Rakicioğlu [27]

21 W

Ramadan [34]

13 M

Sarraf-Zadegan [30]

22 M & 28 W

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W

Adlouni [25]

32 M

Fakhrzadeh [41]

50 M & 41 W

Salehi [55]

28 M

LDL Cholesterol

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W

Aksungar [13]

12 M & 12 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Sarraf-Zadegan [30]

22 M & 28 W

Adlouni [25]

32 M

Fakhrzadeh [41]

50 M & 41 W

HDL Cholesterol

Adlouni [25]

32 M

Aksungar [13]

12 M & 12 W

Fakhrzadeh [41]

50 M & 41 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Sarraf-Zadegan [30]

22 M & 28 W

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W


M = men; W = women

Trepanowski and Bloomer Nutrition Journal 2010 9:57   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-57

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