Fasting 101

Ever thought of going a whole day without food or drink? Many people do it as a lifestyle, up to four times a months based on the moon cycle following ancient traditions from India. During Ramadan, Muslims go a months without eating during the day, some even avoid swallowing their own saliva. Even the Bible prescribes abstention from heavy foodstuffs on each Friday during lent. 

PH Evita Laheij

But why do all these religions and traditions recommend living without our basic engine, food and water? Surely there must be some benefits to such a practice! 

In my recent article published on Nupathe.com, I explore the health benefits of fasting and good practices to ensure maximum well-being. 

Think it’s crazy? Impossible? You never know until you try!

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