Unhealthy Ramadan eating patterns hospitalizes many Muslims.

posted Oct 30, 2013, 1:14 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 2, 2013, 5:00 PM ]


Not so fast: Ramadan sees rise in binge eating and A&E cases

Muslims fast during a celebrative time of year called Ramadan. Unusual eating patterns has caused many people to be hospitalized. During the day they can not eat but after dusk they are free to eat anything they want. Instead of a healthy meal they scarf down fast food and unhealthy, sugary drinks. Unlike Judaism or Christianity Islam gives the Muslims freedom to eat at dusk which has led to sickness instead of recovering well. Doctors and reporters have been worried about this very important subject.  

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SS7G8 The student will describe the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia (Middle East).

a. Explain the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group.

b. Explain the diversity of religions within the Arabs, Persians, and Kurds.

c. Compare and contrast the prominent religions in Southwest Asia (Middle East): Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.

d. Explain the reason for the division between Sunni and Shia Muslims.

e. Evaluate how the literacy rate affects the standard of living.