Metabolic changes in Asian Muslim pregnant mothers observing the Ramadan fast in Britain.

@article{Malhotra1989MetabolicCI,
  title={Metabolic changes in Asian Muslim pregnant mothers observing the Ramadan fast in Britain.},
  author={A. Malhotra and P. Scott and J. Scott and H. Gee and B. Wharton},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={
          663-72
        }
}
1. Metabolic changes associated with Ramadan fasting were studied in eleven Asian pregnant mothers. This was compared with a group of control mothers undergoing a normal physiological fast. 2. At the end of the Ramadan fast day there was a significant fall in glucose, insulin, lactate and carnitine, and a rise in triglyceride, non-esterified fatty acid and 3-hydroxybutyrate. When compared with the control group, none of the Ramadan mothers had a completely normal set of biochemical values at… Expand
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