The results of fasting
For thousands of years, fasting helps cleanse the body, lose weight and is a part of religious ceremonies. Nowadays, it is often used only for the purpose of weight loss, because the positive results are observed fasting pretty quickly.
It is to eat delicious and not very healthy food is not bad, if you do not go beyond what is permitted. The process of digestion of food can be compared to going to work - if you work a normal 8 hour working day, five days a week, no problems will arise. If you need to work under duress and even on Saturday - will be a bit difficult, but in the end, and a schedule can be kept. However, if you absolutely have to work seven days a week - sooner or later, so no one will withstand the load. The same scheme works gut if it all the time to overload, preventing normal rest - there a number of diseases, which will handle not so easy.
The result is a fast relaxation of the digestive system from the constant onslaught of food. Digestion, assimilation and metabolism - these activities require large amounts of energy costs. It is estimated that 65% of the body's energy should be directed to the digestive organs after heavy meals.
The results of fasting is to release this energy and the direction of its healing and recovery of the organism, in the detoxification and purification of cells, tissues and organs, elimination of natural toxins and metabolic wastes.
Fasting itself is not a panacea for all ills, but it can be used to prepare the body for greater sensitivity and better treatment. The consequence of fasting is to restore the balance in the physical, mental and spiritual level. However, there are negative aspects of hunger, because not everyone can withstand the cause dizziness, muscle and headaches during fasting.
Benefits and harms of starvation
Like any other process, there are pros and cons of fasting. Benefits and harms of fasting depend on how well the beginning and ending starvation.
The positive effects of fasting include:
- Disease resistance;
- Lack of sleep problems;
- Changing habits;
- Detoxification of the body;
- Improve vision, hearing and taste;
- Mental and emotional clarity;
- Rest of the digestive organs;
- Increased activity;
- weight loss.
Fasting brings harm when it improperly enforced. Side effects include dizziness, nausea, anxiety and headache and muscle pains during fasting, but there is a more serious harm to starvation.
If starvation adhere too long, the body can move in a starvation mode, which can lead to anemia, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar content in the blood), electrolyte imbalance, which can result in coma and cardiac arrest. Also, damage to starvation can manifest itself in the form of kidney and liver failure.
The effects of fasting
The positive effects of fasting, which is observed correctly are:
- Cleansing and detoxification of the body;
- Clarity of mind;
- Cleaning and healing the mind from "stuck" emotional patterns;
- The feeling of physical lightness, increase energy levels;
- Increased spiritual level.
The same positive results can be achieved by starvation, not only keeping starvation dry (without food and water), but also by eating during the day diluted freshly squeezed juices or herbal teas.
Fasting is considered a magic bullet also because large list of non-healing manner of diseases and reduce their symptoms. Often the therapeutic results is fasting cure allergies, arthritis, disorders of digestion of all kinds of skin diseases, cardiovascular diseases and asthma. These results bring starvation because includes its own self-healing mechanisms of the body.