How to safely keep pace fasting during Ramadan

Dr Zahid Chauhan gives some advice to those who are fasting this Ramadan.

Recent headlines claiming that fasting may damage the pancreas and affect insulin function could send shockwaves throughout communities – particularly during the holy month of Ramadan.

Dig deeper and research shows that while there will always be health considerations around abstaining from food, fasting remains an effective way of safely cleansing our bodies and minds, reminding us of our how fortunate we are, and even aiding us to lose weight.

That is the case for people of all faiths – and none.

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