Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Fasting- Can it Improve Your Health

What is fasting?

The Miriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines fasting as the refuse from the food or eat, or from the difficulty of some foods. The practice of fasting has gone so far as we have made history. Fasting is practiced by many religions and is practiced by many representatives of preventive medicine.

Fasting done correctly, the complete elimination of food for a number of hours or days. Only water in the body, which allows the body to resumeis an optimal health.
You listen to the people, "juice" fasting, when food is taken only in fruit and vegetable juices, but this is not a real fast. In fact, be called the "juice fasting", as most parties are supporters of the sap juice in almost the same amount of calories that it would be a whole-food diet during their regular schedule. No food is quickly made into a real one.

There are a large number of people the so-called "natural hygiene", whereone of the key components is done fasting to cleanse the system of toxins and the body healthy again. Most advocates of fasting is rapidly each year for a short time at least 2 times.

Scientists estimate that about 30% of caloric intake is used in digestion. After the fast-experts if eliminating foods most significant positive changes found in the body.

Once the first stores of sugar used in the liver, to use the bodystored fat as fuel. The toxins that are contained in the fat than the fat is burned for fuel released. No new toxins are put into the body, the body can cleanse itself.

The fat levels are reduced in the body and blood circulation, it will flow better to the blood because it is "thin". As the blood flows better and is thinner, it is in a better position, the body tissues with oxygen. Improved oxygenation of the tissues with less energy needed to digest newFood during the rapidly used by the body to regenerate cells, eliminate toxins and improve cell growth.

Many people go through a so-called "Healing Crisis" quickly during the first days or so in one. During this initial aggravation tell people like symptoms like the flu or a bad cold. This is where the road to tell you that it get rid of the toxins that have built up. These symptoms will quickly subside and usually less with each other.

In general, during a fast orOnly after the fast, a person may notice a decrease in pain, or possibly a complete elimination of pain. After the fast, many people say that they feel better than it ever has before.

A real quick, where only water is used instead of food may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who eat a diet mostly processed foods. A juice fast is best for these people. Water can have a very strong anti-oxidant effect, which may be too uncomfortable for some people.

Short-term fasting (1-2Days) can be generally carried out by the individual without outside help. Longer-term fasting, which would be any more quickly than 3 days, if only with the advice and support will be conducted by an experienced fasting supervision.

Long-term fasting, which may take 30 days or longer, are also used in the treatment of chronic diseases. Long-term fasting are often repeated several times with periods of healthy eating and physical activity between fasting. I've heard of fasting lasting as long as 300Day.

During fasting other therapies can also be used to help aid in the removal of waste from your body. The use of movement, colonics, sunlight, meditation, yoga stretching, tai chi and Pilates, as well as ensure that the body gives plenty of rest and opportunities to support the detoxification process.

Fasting has been reported that in the treatment of high blood pressure, headaches, allergies, arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, mental health problems, obesity, high efficiencyCholesterol, lethargy and general malaise.

Some studies in Scandinavia have shown that fasting effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Fasting is done properly and cost-effective therapy for a wide range of health problems. Long fasts should only be done with the help of an experienced fasting supervision.

Fasting supervisors can be doctors and healthcare professionals. You will find DO (Doctor of Osteopathy), ND(Doctor of Naturopathy), DC (Doctor of Chiropractic) and nutritionists, among the many health professionals that ensure the fasting supervision.

If you had to decide to try fasting, you should try a regulatory body, the training and experience in the management of fasting is to be found. It is usually best to find someone that has actually been through fasting. Most advocates of fasting have been, in fact, by fasting and must regularly

Should Disclaimer: Nothing in this articlebe considered as medical advice. This is for educational and informational purposes only. If you are sick or need medical advice, see a licensed doctor ASAP.

For more information:

* American Association of Natural Remedies Doctors (800) 206-7610

* International Association of Professional Natural Hygienists (305) 454-2220

* Northwest Natural Remedies Clinic (503) 224-8083

* REVOR Salloum, ND (604) 763-5445


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