The effect of Ramadan fasting on lipid profile in pregnant women

Khoshdel, Abolfazl and Kheiri, Soleiman and Nasiri, Jafar and Saedi, Ebrahim and Mobasheri, Mahmoud (2015) The effect of Ramadan fasting on lipid profile in pregnant women. Journal of Fasting and Health, 3 (2). pp. 81-85.

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Introduction: Abnormal lipid profile causes maternal mortality and impairs fetal development. This study investigated the effect of Ramadan fasting on plasma lipid profile in pregnant women. Material and Methods: This self-control, cohort study was performed in healthy volunteer fasted pregnant women. Serum cholesterol, triglyceride (TG), low density lipoprotein (LDL), high density lipoprotein (HDL), and body mass index (BMI) were measured on 0, 7th, 14th, and 28th days of Ramadan, and two weeks after Ramadan. Statistical analysis was performed by SPSS. Results: The mean age and BMI of participants was 26.9±6.4 year and 25±4.2 kg/m respectively. Weight and BMI of women did not change during the study. Cholesterol and LDL significantly increased during Ramadan and decreased after Ramadan (p

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WQ Obstetrics
QU Biochemistry
Divisions: Journals > J Fasting And Health
Depositing User: fasting fasting
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 17:35
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 17:35

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