Ramadan, Eating Behaviours & Body Image

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Research Assistant, Farheen Hassan.

Farheen works as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Appearance Research and has conducted research into the impact of Ramadan on eating behaviours and body image in individuals from Muslim communities.

Together we discuss Farheen's personal experience of an eating disorder and disordered eating, the support available for eating disorders in muslim communities, and the impact of collective communities on treatment.

We also discuss Farheen's research and the impact she noted of Ramadan on body image and eating behaviours, causing a change in eating patterns and thought about one's body.

Please note, this podcasts aim is not to question the religious act of Ramadan, but instead to share insight into the impact that this may have on invidid ... 

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