This page contains some articles that addresses various aspects of Ramadan and fasting. These could be good references for you if you are preparing to talk about fasting or want to do a study of fasting as a practice.

 

Fasting: Not Just About the Food

The significance of Ramadan

Ramadan – The scared month of fasting

Ramadan and the essence of its blessings

Fasting in Islam and other religions

Fasting in schools?

Seeking spirituality through fasting