Fasting for Health

While some fast for spiritual purposes, others fast for health purposes, restricting their diet for specific periods of time to promote various physical benefits. Common practices include time-restricted fasting, alternate-day fasting, and intermittent fasting, and the benefits may include weight loss, healthier organ function, reduced risk of diabetes and heart disease, increased energy, and a sharpening of brain function.


Dr. Josh Axe: 6 Intermittent Fasting Mistakes

From fasting for just a few hours each day to skipping meals for two days each week, intermittent fasting (IMF) can be an easy way to simultaneously improve your health and achieve your weight loss goals.


Dr. Jason Fung - 'Therapeutic Fasting - Solving the Two-Compartment Problem'

Dr. Fung uses innovative solutions to these problems, realizing that conventional treatments are not that effective in helping people.


Top 5 Medical Benefits of Ramadan Fasting

Dr Tahir Nasser explains how true the Quranic statement that fasting is "good for you, if only you knew" really is. That claim, 1400 years ago, has proven true not only from a spiritual and moral perspective, but now with the discoveries of recent research, from the health perspective too.


Dr. Jason Fung: Fasting as a Therapeutic Option for Weight Loss

Dr. Jason Fung, MD, is a nephrologist and expert in the use of intermittent fasting and low-carbohydrate diets for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. In this presentation, delivered on Aug.


Joe Cross Turns to Juices in Battle vs. the Bulge


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