Like the brain, the gut has countless amounts of neurons, so many that scientists are now calling the gut the “second brain”. According to Dr. David Perlmutter, a renowned neurologist whose expertise includes gluten issues, brain health and nutrition, and preventing neurodegenerative disorders, "this 'second brain' not only regulates muscle function, immune cells, and hormones, [...]
There are many different types of fast. Most fasts will fall under three main categories: absolute, normal and partial. Absolute No food or water is taken. This fast should only be undertaken with medical consultation and supervision. Normal Only liquids are drunk, especially water. This fast has also been known as a water or liquid [...]
There are ways to fast and there are ways to ruin a fast. Here are 21 ways to sabotage a fast. Hopefully, you'll learn what not to do in order to have a successful fast. The Battle of the Foods 1. Go grocery shopping just before the fast begins and buy and store your favorite [...]
Is the "Daniel Fast" a restricted diet or a real fast? THE SPIRITUAL APPROACH In recent years, many churches have become actively involved in health matters. We know our bodies are the temples of the Holy Spirit, and we honor God when we take care of our complete selvesspirit, mind and body. At my own [...]
“a fast is a time when we turn down our plate to draw closer to God. A spiritual fast is never a method for weight loss.” Visit www.LiveLiving.org to read more of “The Daniel Fast Restricted Diet or Spiritual Fast” by Kara Davis, MD in LiveLiving eMagazine, page 10 – 11.
1. Any quick weight loss is suspect. Because weight gain did not occur overnight, why should you expect a quick fix? You must be reasonable in your approach and set realistic specific goals. Losing one to two pounds a week is suffice and even two pounds is pushing it. Quick weight loss results in quick [...]
This is my third day on a juice fast. After failing miserably for two years, I finally figured out that a water fast will just not cut it. Actually, this is the fast that I hope will launch me into my vegetarian lifestyle. Well, at least mostly vegetarian. I have been a carnivore for far [...]