10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF FASTING YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT

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For some people, fasting is a religious obligation, but fasting also has health benefits that we can all gain from. Going without solid food for a short period of time can help to eliminate toxins from the blood, lower the blood sugar levels and boost the immune system. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are prohibited from eating and drinking from dawn until sunset, every day, while other people fast for eight hours at a time, once every month, purely for the health benefits. You can survive perfectly well for short periods of time without food and here are ten of the benefits that people who fast can gain:

1. Fasting gives the digestive system a rest

Your digestive system is working pretty hard, day in and day out, to cope with all the food and drink that you pass through it. Fasting occasionally gives it a much needed rest and you will find that your digestive system will work much better after a short break.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE

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