Table 4: Variation in lipid profile before and after RIF.

T0 ( )T2 ( )P valuea*

TC (mg/dL) 209.0 ± 66.0211.0 ± 51.00.759
HDL (mg/dL)41.4 ± 10.055.0 ± 18.00.006*
LDL (mg/dL) 135.5 ± 56.0123.0 ± 47.00.227

Data are expressed as mean ± S.D.
aBy paired t-test. *Significant difference at P < 0.05.
HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; RIF: Ramadan intermittent fasting; TC: total cholesterol.