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Effects of Ramadan fasting on Waist Circumference, Blood Pressure, Lipid Profile, and Blood Sugar on a Sample of Healthy Kuwaiti Men and Women

  title={Effects of Ramadan fasting on Waist Circumference, Blood Pressure, Lipid Profile, and Blood Sugar on a Sample of Healthy Kuwaiti Men and Women},
  author={Mal J Nutr and Salhamoud Abdelfatah Saleh and Salah Anies Elsharouni and Boby Cherian and Mohamed Mourou},
The effects of Ramadan fasting on waist circumference, lipid profile, blood pressure and blood glucose was investigated in 60 healthy Kuwaiti volunteers consisting of 41 males and 19 females. Their ages ranged between 24 and 56 years in the male group, and from 23 to 33 years in the female group. Each volunteer had observed fasting for 12 hours a day for 21 days including menstruating women. There were no dietary restrictions in the study. Blood pressure, waist circumference and blood samples… 

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