Deepak Tiwari By Deepak Tiwari, 13th Apr 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Fasting is absolutely necessary for our good health. In a way, fast is a friend of our health because fasting provides an opportunity to rest for the digestive system of our body. It also gives a chance to rest for all our body organs if you want to keep a friendly relation with your good health, make some space for fast in your life.


Food in our life has special significance. Similarly, fast also has a important place in our life. In a way, fast is a friend of our health because fasting provides an opportunity to rest for the digestive system of our body. It also gives a chance to rest for all our body organs if you want to keep a friendly relation with your good health, make some space for fast in your life.

Skipping breakfast or under eating or taking food only once a day can not be called fast. Since ancient times, Indian people have a system of keeping fast on the occasion of traditional festivities but they do not know that fasting has a special significance in respect of health. Mostly, only ladies keep fast and aim of every lady keeping such fast are quite different. Unmarried girl keep fast with a wish of finding a good life partner, while the married women observe fast for long life of their partners or to have an issue or to attain the objective of peace and happiness for their family. Since, all such fasts kept by the ladies do not have any objective pertaining to their health, they are not able to maintain good health even after keeping fast. The reason is that while keeping fast, they are least aware of the scientific importance of the same.

According to one’s religion and work, almost all the persons should keep one fast in a week. All the days of week are auspicious in themselves. On Monday, the people who have loose temperament with advancing age should keep fast because Monday is the day of moon and on this day, Sun, Moon and the earth are in such a position that they have a peaceful effect on our body. In order to get good results of all our deeds, we should keep fast on Tuesday. The people with weak mind and willing to attain spiritual knowledge should keep fast on Wednesday because Wednesday is the day of attaining enlightenment.

The people with shallow thinking and mentality should keep fast on Thursday. The patients of premature ejaculation or those suffering from Prameh should keep fast on Friday because Friday promotes virility, prowess, Weller, beauty and quantity of semen. In order to get rid of all sorts of troubles and difficulties, one should keep fast on Saturday. Sunday is the day of Sun. In order to get good health and virility, one should keep fast on Sunday. It should be seen that for one day fast, no prior preparation of any sort is required. One day fast can be observed any time.

Fasting Benifits

The latest researches have established that fasting adds to the years of life and slowing down of metabolic process leads to the lesser formation of free radicals in the body which keeps one healthy. In case of gout, joint pains, disorders of the digestive system, asthma, piles, psoriases, eczema, swelling, obesity, leanness and several other physical disorders, the process of fasting is highly beneficial. Fasting wards off several disorders of the body, mind and soul. It also has its hygienic advantages.

In the end, we would like to give you a piece of advice that if you are a patient of high blood pressure, never stops the intake of medicines during the period of fast. Otherwise, it may lead to several deadly consequences like brain haemorrhage, heart attack or paralysis. The diabetic patient should not skip medicine during fast. If old people keep fast, they should always take special care that there is no deficiency of water and salt in the body. At least, one liter of milk should be consumed every day. In case of over weight, one may make the fullest use of the period of fasting. During this period, one must take the maximum quantity of liquids like soups, fat free milk, moussami, pomegranate, apple juice, skimmed milk and gourd juice.

Over fasting or improper fasting for slimming or reducing or increasing body weight through fasting may lead to the deadly physical and mental disorder like bulimia on account of unsystematic eating habits. The patients of this disorder may develop the symptoms of sever depression and at times over eating like a bull. Therefore, it is necessary that whenever one goes on fast, he should take a lot of care and always follow all the guidelines laid down in the article. Only then one can reap the proper benefits of fasting.

At the time of breaking fast, a lot of additional precautions are necessary. Readers should know that fasting for a longer period is no doubt easy but very difficult to break. In case, the fast is not broken properly, a lot of deadly consequences might be faced by the person concerned. It may lead even to the death of the person. You should know that during the period of fast the digestive system of the person becomes weak. Therefore, while breaking the fast, the person should use the mixture of water and fruit juice to prepare the digestive system for accepting the food once again, Orange juice gets digested within 1 and a half hour. Therefore, one should take one cup of orange juice and one cup of water in the first 2 – 3 hours.

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author avatar peachpurple
13th Apr 2014 (#)

i fast on good friday

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author avatar Deepak Tiwari
14th Apr 2014 (#)

Thanks for commenting peachpurple !

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