Fasting is one of the few common practices present in almost all religions. From very ancient times, fasting has been part of distinct cultures and ancient civilizations knew the importance of diet control. Muslims fast during the day in the month of Ramadan. Christians and Hindus fast, during special occasions. For Jains, fasting unto death is a custom. However, it would be wiser not to go that extreme. Fasting for a day can have so many positive effects on your body. Let’s look at some of the health benefits of fasting.
Fasting helps you improve the body fitness by increasing metabolic activity and the health of the heart.