Entries tagged with “Fasting”
In almost every single cell in our body (sans our red blood cells) is a mitochondria, a unique organelle that contains their own special DNA. Mitochondria are known as the “energy …
Intermittent fasting is trendy. But does it work?
Christians (and non-Christians) can embrace fasting as a way to overcome our deep-rooted idea that the spirit and the body are separate.
The remarkable shift of awareness and presence that comes when food is not central to your daily routine.
Long practiced to purify body and mind, the discipline of fasting finds new relevance in modern research that points to powerful benefits to abstaining from food.
Dr. Andreas Michalsen, author of The Fasting Fix, uses fasting to treat a number of diseases from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and hypertension to cardiovascular disease, early stages of dementia, Crohn’s disease, and irritable bowel disease.
The practice of taking a break from solid foods has important heath, spiritual, and mental benefits.