Intermittent fasting may worsen clinical disease activity in UC patients

Intermittent fasting may worsen clinical disease activity in UC patients

Intermittent fasting during the month of Ramadan was associated with deterioration of clinical parameters in a small group of patients with ulcerative colitis, according to research published in BMC Gastroenterology.“Fasting during Ramadan is one of the [intermittent fasting (IF)] regimens that mimics several protocols used frequently for weight loss and other health benefits, especially time-restricted eating. [Ramadan intermittent fasting (RIF)] entails a complete abstinence from food and liquids from dawn to sunset,” Mohamed Negm, of the Integrated Clinic and Research CenterRead More

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