There has been much contention in the scientific field about whether or not fasting is beneficial to one's health. Fasting is an integral part of many of the major religions including Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
Many are dubious as to whether the physiological effects are as beneficial as the spiritual promoted by these religions.
There is a significant community of alternative healers who believe that fasting can do wonders for the human body.
Fasting can be used for nearly every chronic condition, including allergies, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, depression, diabetes, headaches, heart disease, high cholesterol, low blood sugar, digestive disorders, mental illness, and obesity.
Fasting is an effective and safe weight loss method. It is frequently prescribed as a detoxification treatment for those with conditions that may be influenced by environmental factors, such as cancer and multiple chemical sensitivity.
Fasting has been used successfully to help treat people who have been exposed to high levels of toxic materials due to accident or occupation.
Fasting is thought to be beneficial as a preventative measure to increase overall health, vitality, and resistance to disease.
Fasting is also used as a method of mental and spiritual rejuvenation.
Here are some approved cases which respond dramatically to fasting:
-Uterin fibroid tumors
-Back and neck problems
-Even the Diabetes in not an exception