Fasting

 
  red rose hips CROPPED.jpg   The Stages of Fasting: What Happens to Your Body When You Fast?

While fasting is nothing new, it is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as many discover its health benefits. If you are planning your first fast or looking for ways to improve your next one, there are a few things you should do to prepare. The first step is learning about the different stages of fasting. This knowledge helps you mentally and physically prepare for what happens to your body when you fast.

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What Is Fasting? A Guide to the Different Types of Fasts
A fast is a voluntary practice in which people go for extended or structured periods without eating and drinking for spiritual, medical, or weight loss reasons. Others fast to protest or raise awareness for causes. Fasts vary widely depending on the type you’re following. Some fasts allow water, tea, coffee, or other fluids during the fasting period, but dry fasts go without. A fast may be intermittent, or it may extend for multiple days.

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20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness
Fasting has been recognised for its many health benefits dating back to Hippocrates. These benefits extend to everything from better weight management, improved cardiovascular health, healthier blood composition, and better cell recycling, among many others.

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Breatharianism: Science Examines People Who Claim Not to Eat
Breathariansim refers to the practice of sustaining oneself without the need for food. This concept is not new; in fact, for thousands of years various cultures around the world have written of this ability. In the third book of the Yoga Sutras, for example, approximately twenty-five siddhis are listed as having extraordinary abilities. This is a common theme throughout Buddhism, and various other spiritual traditions as well. Clairvoyance, psychokinesis, and many more are all special traits attributed to the siddhis, as is the liberation from hunger and thirst.

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  The Top 10 Causes of Adult Obesity   Detoxify, Rejuvenate and Feel Fantastic – Fast!

It’s funny: when searching for a nice image to go with this article, the only picture coming up for “fasting” was an empty plate with knife and fork. Quite unimaginative, let alone positive. But it probably shows what many people associate with the word “fasting”: lack, going hungry, no food allowed, a punitive act even.

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  The Top 10 Causes of Adult Obesity   The Top 10 Causes of Adult Obesity

The debate rages. The public appears desperately confused. What’s causing it? We refer of course to obesity, the ‘epidemic’ of excess human body weight that’s weighing down society with a healthcare bill it can ill afford, but also seriously lowering the quality of lives of the nearly 1 in 4 Westerners who suffer the condition as adults.

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