Intermittent Fasting between History and Modern Benefits

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a popular eating pattern that involves alternating periods of fasting and eating. This practice has been around for centuries and has been practiced for religious, spiritual, and cultural reasons. In many traditions, fasting is seen as a way to purify the mind and body, achieve spiritual enlightenment, and gain self-discipline. However,... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: The History of Intermittent Fasting

Among many kinds, intermittent fasting (IF) has proven to be an effective approach to maintain and improve a healthy lifestyle. Fasting can be done to lose weight, detoxify the body, or for religious reasons. Scientifically, there has been a large amount of research that supports health benefits driven by fasting. Even though it has been... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: A Short History of Fasting

Photo by Kamil Szumotalski on Unsplash Fasting can be described as either complete abstinence from food or a reduction in the amount of food a person consumes. In some cases, it can include abstinence from drinking as well, and it can be both short-term and long-term. There are many reasons for fasting, from spiritual ones... Continue Reading →

Diet Advice from the 16th Century

We may think of restricted diets as a modern invention but the reverse is actually the case. Long before Weight Watchers were telling people to count points, people had cottoned on to the idea that eating less may be healthy. When examining the diets of yesteryear, it's important to remember that what works for some,... Continue Reading →

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