Normally Fasting is done for religious and spiritual reasons but it has lot of benefits for health. Fasting achieves a physiological rest to the digestive, assimilative, and protective organ Next, the bodily energy normally used to digest and assimilate food is now used to purify our body. Fasting is a safe and effective means of maximizing the body’s self-healing capacities.
Generally we consume lot of foods daily we cherish our body with some unwanted calories in our body which results in accumulation of different toxins in our body which are cause for different diseases.
Our body needs process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph glands, and skin. This process is precipitated by fasting because when food is no longer entering the body, the body turns to fat reserves for energy. When the fat reserves are used for energy during a fast, it releases the chemicals from the fatty acids into the system, which are then eliminated through our body.
Benefits of Fasting
There are several benefits such as purification, rejuvenation, revitalization, and rest for digestive organs, clearer skin, anti-aging effects, improved senses, hearing, taste, and reduction of allergies, weight loss, drug detoxification, and better resistance to disease, spiritual awareness. Fasting is helpful to clear out the problems that have arisen from overeating and a sedentary lifestyle.
The process of decomposing and eliminating waste toxic materials can improve or even cure various diseases: cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, diseases of digestive system, diseases of the locomotor system including rheumatism, respiratory system diseases including asthma etc.
Self-control is also learnt from fasting. Fasting helps body in self-regulatory way of functioning. It helps the body to gain back its vitality.
Fasting also acknowledges the feeling of appetite and makes us think about poor people in our society thus it also leaves great concern for society in which we live.
But always we should keep in mind that after fasting we should not cherish our body with unhealthy food otherwise the purpose of fasting will be ruined
As well as there will be bad effects on our health.