Posts Tagged ‘fasting’

Saying Kaddish from balconies and fasting: How Hasidic Jews are responding to the coronavirus

NEW YORK (JTA) — One of Avi Webb’s favorite times of the week is Sunday morning, when he takes his children to morning prayers at his synagogue and stays for a lesson on Hasidic thought. His kids play at an arts and crafts table while he studies. Webb is usually at synagogue three times a […]

The benefits of intermittent fasting

   I was skeptical, but it turns out there is something to be said for a daily fast, preferably one lasting at least 16 hours. I’ve long thought the human body was not meant to run on empty, that fasting was done primarily for religious reasons or political protest. Otherwise we needed a reliably renewed […]

Fasting Lifestyle Summit – FREE Online Event

Should you seek better health by fasting? Although it’s a popular topic these days, the practice (and lifestyle) has been around for centuries. Fasting is not just about skipping meals – it’s about putting together a plan which optimizes your digestive function, helps you maintain discipline and can improve heart health, brain health, blood pressure, […]

Obesity prevention: Dawn-to-sunset fasting can be used for weight management, say scientists

(Natural News) Fasting activates natural processes in the body that improve and support a person’s overall health. A recent study demonstrated that fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days can increase levels of metabolism-related proteins that help control weight. A group of proteins called tropomyosins regulates the body’s sensitivity to insulin. Higher levels […]

Meal Timing & Fasting: Important Factors To Recognize When Trying To Tackling Obesity

The Facts: According to a report released in June by The Environmental Working Group, all children’s foods made from Oats are all contaminated with Glyphosate, the popular weed killer that’s been getting a lot of criticism. Reflect On: How are these products able to get approval from Federal Health Regulatory agencies when it’s quite clear […]

Meal Timing & Not Fasting Could Be A Key Reason You’re Not Losing Fat

The Facts: More and more evidence is emerging that highlights the tremendous benefits of adopting a plant-based diet. This lifestyle can have a drastic impact on our environment, animal welfare and our health. Reflect On: What small changes could you make in your diet today to protect yourself from easily preventable diseases? Why is it […]

Fasting Does Not Burn Muscle: Here’s The Proof

The Facts: Dr. Jason Fung, among multiple other scientists, explains how fasting does not burn muscle. It’s one of several common myths surrounding the practice of fasting. Reflect On: Science and human evidence show how beneficial fasting can be for multiple diseases as an appropriate dietary intervention, so why don’t we ever hear about it […]

Two Doctors Explain Autophagy, How To Induce It (Fasting) & What It Does To The Human Body (Video)

The Facts: The National Order of Biologists made a €10,000 donation to a group that questions the safety of vaccines. The Infanrix Hexa vaccine was the first one tested, and results showed no trance of antigens and a high level of contamination. Reflect On: Why is this not big news? Why does the vaccine not […]

Fasting and calorie restriction can delay the signs of AGING, researcher finds

(Natural News) If you want to age gracefully, consider changing your lifestyle. The food you eat,  and whether you smoke and drink may affect the way you look. A researcher claims that fasting can slow down aging, pointing to a landmark study made in 2017 which revealed that adults age 0.6 years […]

Jesus Did It, Buddha Did It, Muhammad Did It – The Healing Tradition of Fasting

January 29th, 2019 By Nick Polizzi Guest writer for Wake Up World What do Jesus, Muhammad, and the Buddha all have in common? They each turned to a particular ancient wellness practice during the most transformative and trying periods of their lives. If you were raised Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Rastafarian, or Mormon, you’re probably […]

Research: Fasting for 72 Hours Can Regenerate The Entire Immune System

Christina Sarich, Contributor Waking Times Anybody can cook, even if it’s only a fried egg – but not just anyone has the discipline to fast. This ancient practice of abstaining from eating for a day, or sometimes even a week or more has a history of curing a whole host of health problems, but even a brief fast can […]

Planned intermittent fasting can reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors

(Natural News) Intermittent fasting is quickly becoming one of the most popular diet protocols around. While there are many different ways to fast, proponents of intermittent fasting (IF) say that this new method for eating helps support weight loss efforts and comes with an array of health benefits. A recently published study […]

Intermittent fasting inhibits the most common type of childhood leukemia

(Natural News) Intermittent fasting is all the rage right now; it’s been credited with a host of health benefits and heralded as the next big thing in weight loss. The more intermittent fasting (IF) is studied, the more impressive it seems to become: Recent research has shown that fasting regularly, as one […]

Periodic fasting rapidly stimulates a multitude of healing processes

(Natural News) When you think of starving, everything that comes to mind is likely negative – extreme hunger, weakness, and eventual death. However, periodic starvation is another story entirely as extensive research has shown that temporarily restricting your caloric intake can quickly stimulate several healing responses in the human body. National Institute […]

Periodic Fasting Starves Cisplatin Resistant Cancers to Death

Periodic Fasting Starves Cisplatin Resistant Cancers to Death August 3rd, 2018 Via: EMBOpress: Treatment of cancers with the cytotoxic agent cisplatin frequently evokes resistance, accompanied by rewiring of metabolic pathways, limiting its clinical use. Recent research by Obrist et al (2018) shows that cisplatin?resistant […]

Fasting “crash” diets can be dangerous if you’re obese: The quick release of fat gathers around your heart, compromising heart function

(Natural News) Crash diets, also known as meal replacement programs, continuously gain attention because these can help in losing weight, decreasing blood pressure, and reversing diabetes. However, these may have adverse effects on the heart. A new study presented to the European Society of Cardiology found that crash diets, or those with […]

Why Intermittent Fasting is More Effective Combined with Ketogenic Diet

Dr. Mercola, Guest Waking Times Fasting has been used for thousands of years to keep us well, and it’s the most profoundly effective metabolic intervention I know of. Not only does it upregulate autophagy and mitophagy — natural cleansing processes necessary for optimal cellular renewal and function — but it also triggers the generation […]

MIT Biologists Show That Fasting Can Boost Stem Cell Regeneration and Help Digestive Function

New research into fasting is making a case that age-related decline in stem cell regeneration can be reversed by a 24-hour fast. When intestinal stem cells work well, the body can recover from gastrointestinal infections or other conditions that affect digestive function. How Fasting Impacts Intestinal Stem Cells A group of biologists at the […]

‘Safety trumps religion’: RT guests debate call for fasting Muslims to take time off work (VIDEO)

The comment on Monday by Danish Immigration and Integration Minister Inger Stojberg has unsurprisingly prompted a response from many Muslims, including Mohammed Shafiq, chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation. “This is a deliberate attempt to try to attack Islam and our practices,” he said during an RT segment. But Stephen Morris of the English Democrats […]

Beyond Fasting: What We Can All Learn From Ramadan

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan begins this week, and the first thing that many non-Muslims envision is a month of fasting under blazing desert suns. Ramadan isn’t as simple as that, even for Muslims who practice the holiday in the West. Muslims who observe Ramadan in majority non-Muslim countries face unique challenges. While many Muslims […]

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