Kovil R, Shaikh N. Study of Beneficial Impact on Specific Biomarkers in Type 2 Diabetes During Ramadan Fasting (Unintentional Intermittent Fasting). The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 2020 Jun;68(68). 26-29. PMID: 32610875 [PubMed]
Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as it accounts for one of the five pillars of the religion Islam. We speculate the fasts observed during the month of Ramadan to be unintentional intermittent fasts, which may have health benefits.