Fasting
Fasting is primarily an act of willing abstinence or reduction from certain or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liqu...
Fasting - Wikipedia
A One-Day Starvation Secret Got the Nobel Prize
You probably know that most tissues in your body regularly replace their cells with new ones. Different organs need their own time to renew completely. And some tissues don't replace their cells at al...
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process.
The Silicon Valley execs who don't eat for days: 'It's not dieting, it's biohacking'
Techies are pushing the trend of intermittent fasting for weight loss – made popular by diets like the 5:2 plan – to the extreme. Are they crazy?
This Is What Really Happens To Your Body When You Practice Intermittent Fasting
Contrary to popular belief, intermittent fasting is not an extreme or dangerous form of “dieting.” It’s actually a very healthy practice that’s loaded with a number health benefits. What kind of heal...
STUDY SHOWS HOW FASTING FOR 3 DAYS CAN REGENERATE YOUR ENTIRE IMMUNE SYSTEM - health
Today's Alternative News Channel - STUDY SHOWS HOW FASTING FOR 3 DAYS CAN REGENERATE YOUR ENTIRE IMMUNE SYSTEM By now, you may have heard about the amazing potential health benefits of fasting. While...
Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day
Why has Nutrition been so complicated? This video tells the story about why 3 meals a day is unnecessary and how eating ONE meal a day can make being healthy...
Fasting Diet Has Been Shown To Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms In Early Trial
New research has shown that a diet involving periods of fasting could help fight autoimmune conditions - which are a range of disorders, such as lupus and multiple sclerosis , that occur when a patien...
Neuroscientist Shows What Fasting Does To Your Brain And Why Big Pharma Won’t Study It
Fasting kills off old and damaged immune cells, and when the body rebounds,… it uses stem cells to create brand new, completely healthy cells. Wow…! What an opportunity to rebuild your body  by leavin...
INSIDE EDITION Investigates Detox Foot Baths
It's a new spa treatment women all over the country are paying good money for and it's called foot bath detox. Many spas say it can remove toxins from your body but does this treatment really work? IN...
Here’s How A Five-Day Diet That Mimics Fasting May ‘Reboot’ The Body And Reduce Cancer Risk
Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. But doctors have been loathe to recommend it because of the dangers associated w...
Turmeric Tomato Detox Soup
I am a big fan of the Mediterranean ingredients (olive oil, tomatoes, chickpeas), but I love to combine healthy ingredients from different gastronomies to obtain new ways of nourishing my body and hel...
Top 25 Ways To Detox from Pesticides, Heavy Metals & Enviro-Toxins |
If you are endlessly tired, irritable, have trouble losing weight, or feel depressed, you might be suffering from the environmental onslaught of toxins being poured into our air, water and soil by gre...
Starvation response
Starvation response in animals is a set of adaptive biochemical and physiological changes that reduce metabolism in response to a lack of food.Equivalent or closely related terms include famine respon...
Fasting and abstinence in the Roman Catholic Church
The Catholic Church historically observes the discipline of fasting or abstinence at various times each year. For Catholics, fasting is the reduction of one's intake of food, while abstinence refers t...
Coptic abstinence
The Copts (Christians of Egypt) who belong mostly to the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, observe fasting periods according to the Coptic calendar. These fasting periods are exceeded by no other ...
Fast Sunday
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Fast Sunday is a Sunday (usually the first Sunday of every month) set aside for fasting.
On Fast Sunday, church members are encoura...
Vrata
In the context of Hinduism and Hindu mythology, vrata denotes a religious practice to carry out certain obligations with a view to achieve divine blessing for fulfillment of one or several desires. Et...
Sawm
Sawm (Arabic: صوم‎, plural: Siam) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. In the terminology of Islamic law, sawm means to abstain from eating and drinking during d...
Sawm - Wikipedia
Fasting in Jainism
Fasting is very common among Jains and as a part of Jain festivals. Most Jains fast at special times, during festivals, and on holy days. Paryushan is the most prominent festival, lasting eight days i...
Ta'anit
A ta'anit or taanis (in Ashkenaz pronunciation) or taʿanith in Classical Hebrew is a fast in Judaism in which one abstains from all food and drink, including water. A Jewish fast may have one or more...
Nineteen Day Fast
The Nineteen-Day Fast is a nineteen-day period of the year, during which members of the Bahá'í Faith adhere to a sunrise-to-sunset fast. Along with obligatory prayer, it is one of the greatest obligat...
Fasting and surgery
Preoperative fasting is the practice of a patient abstaining from oral food and fluid intake for a time before an operation is performed. This is intended to prevent pulmonary aspiration of stomach co...
Body cleansing
Detoxification in the context of alternative medicine consists of an approach that claims to rid the body of "toxins" – accumulated harmful substances that allegedly exert undesirable effe...
Intermittent fasting
Intermittent fasting (IF) is an umbrella term for various diets that cycle between a period of fasting and non-fasting. Intermittent fasting is one form of dietary restriction.
In some contexts, f...
Snake-stones
Snake-stones, also known as a viper's stones, black stones, schwarze Steine, pierres noire, piedritas negras or serpent-stones, are animal bones or stones used as folk medicine for snake bite in Afr...
Minnesota Starvation Experiment
The Minnesota Starvation Experiment, also known as the Minnesota Semi-Starvation Experiment, the Minnesota Starvation-Recovery Experiment and the Starvation Study, was a clinical study performed at th...