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I'd always considered Ramadan a compulsion, but never stopped to think of it as a choice and a privilege.

I fasted for Ramadan after shunning the ritual for years, and it changed my mental health for good

Fasting and practicing mindfulness in Ramadan also helped me open up, appreciate the little things, and work on my relationship with food.

An Ikea store in Germany let 800 people pray in its parking lot to celebrate Eid while social distancing

Hundreds of people came together in an Ikea parking lot in Germany to celebrate the end of Ramadan in a socially-distanced fashion.
Millions of Muslims around the world will be observing Ramadan during the months of April and May this year.

How to support your Muslim coworkers who are fasting during Ramadan

Here's what to know to make sure you don't say the wrong thing to a Muslim colleague who is observing Ramadan.

18 breathtaking photos of Eid celebrations around the world

The holiday marks the breaking of the Ramadan fast, where practicing Muslims forgo food and drink from sunrise to sunset, for one month.
Faisal Abdalla is a personal trainer who fasts during Ramadan every year.

How to work out and eat to maintain muscle and fitness while fasting during Ramadan

Listening to your body is key, but if you want to train during Ramadan, keep your workouts light during the day and eat to stabilize your energy.
Here's what to avoid saying to Muslim coworkers during Ramadan.

7 things you should avoid saying to a fasting coworker during Ramadan

Many Muslims appreciate questions during the month of Ramadan, but some phrases can be avoided. Here's what to avoid saying if possible.

Dazzling NASA images from space show how holiday lights brighten the night across the globe

Satellite images show that US cities emit more light during Christmas and New Year's, while Middle Eastern cities are illuminated during Ramadan.
The traditional Ramadan fast is similar to types of intermittent fasting. Both may have health benefits.

There’s more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers

The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.

Mahathir’s Ramadan advice? Don’t eat too much at bazaars

A recent survey of muslims in Malaysia found that 70 per cent spent the most money on food on during the holy month.

Fasting? No sweat. Half of all Malaysian Muslims continue to work out during Ramadan to keep fit, survey finds

But 7 in 10 said the hardest thing during fasting was not drinking water.