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Ramadan Fasting Times

The Paradox of Fasting: The 'Ramadan Effect'

Aimee Liu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aimee Liu

Political Sociologist Said Sadek, reporting on NPR, explained the so-called Ramadan effect: "Egypt consumes three times its normal food consumption during the month of Ramadan." Why is this?