Fasting for the Islamic holy month significantly changes dietary patterns. What are the nutritional issues during Ramada The presentation will cover: The religious, spiritual and social significance of Ramadan Dietary patterns during Ramadan Pathophysiology of fasting Changes in hydration, weight, body composition and caloric intake during Ramadan Dietary tips for healthy eating during Ramadan Ramadan and diabetes Case study Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. About the presenter Lina Breik is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD). She works as a clinical dietitian in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, as well as in a private clinic in the south-eastern suburbs, and enjoys working with patients from various cultural backgrounds. She believes it is crucial for dietitians to understand the religious roots of dietary habits in order to provide patients with the best care. As a Muslim, Lina’s passion is not only to help colleagues understand the Muslim culture better, but to also feel confident in providing the appropriate dietary advice during important religious occasions, such as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Registration includes Access to a recording of the webinar Presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Suggested further reading Registration types Recording: $38 to receive a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents by post Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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