Fasting has existed since the beginning of life of earth.
An ill or injured animal’s first instinct is to abstain from solid food until it is again healthy. They instinctively know that the healing process will be much faster and more effective when it abstains from solid food that will burden its digestive tract. This instinct has always existed within the animal kingdom.
The human body also has this same instinct, for it is common for most people to stop eating when illness strikes. There is a widespread practice of fasting in many religious cultures, both ancient and modern, around the world.
Fasting has been both as a religious ritual and for preventing and curing diseases. Fasting purifies the body of earth’s wide variety of pollutants, thereby improving bodily health and function. Many health advocates today fast several times a year. Fasting improves the body’s capacity and ability to better utilize the food eaten.Read More