Table 4

Effects of Ramadan fasting on blood triglycerides and blood glucose

Outcome

Reference

Subjects

Effect


Triglycerides

Kassab [51]

44 W

1

Aksungar [13]

12 M & 12 W

Bernieh [18]

7 M & 4 W

El Ati [24]

16 W

Fedail [17]

20 M & 4 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Ramadan [34]

13 M

Salehi [55]

28 M

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W

Adlouni [25]

32 M

Fakhrzadeh [41]

50 M & 41 W

Ibrahim [14]

9 M & 5 W

Glucose

Bernieh [18]

7 M & 4 W

Bouhlel [33]

9 M

El Ati [24]

16 W

Kassab [51]

44 W

Maislos [29]

16 M & 8 W

Maughan [38]

48 M

Adlouni [25]

32 M

Ibrahim [14]

9 M & 5 W

Salehi [55]

28 M

Ziaee [31]

41 M & 39 W


1 Blood triglycerides increased in obese women to an extent that approached significance (p = 0.05), as cited by authors. Blood triglycerides did not change in lean women (p > 0.05).

M = men; W = women

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

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