ALI-362: Healthy fasting

Although the main focus of fasting in the Holy Month of Ramadan is its spiritual aspect, it is important to pay attention to effects of fasting on the health. This 60 minute webinar will focus on:

  1. Review of the effects of fasting on the health of the individual, especially during long fasts
  2. Precautions to ensure “healthy fasting”
  3. Maximizing spiritual opportunities by keeping your body healthy
  4. Special considerations for people suffering from certain chronic diseases
  5. Opportunities for enhancing health habits in long term

Course Details

  • Instructor: Dr. Akber Mithani
  • Date: Sunday May 29th, 11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. EST (Toronto/NY time)
  • Slides
  • Recording

Dr. Akber Mitani is a Clinical Associate Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry and works at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital in Vancouver B.C. He is also an Islamic lecturer and has spoken at various centers around the world.