Our forefathers were not always able to get enough food for each day, so in the process of evolution man has developed mechanisms not only to protect the body from the negative effects of hunger, but also to reverse it for good. Of course, this only applies to a limited period of time. If the body for a long time does not receive the necessary nutrients and vitamins, it affects the health most disastrous, however, short-term starvation under certain rules and proper exit from this state is not harmful to a healthy organism.
Daily fasting once a week is optimal, but in order to notice the positive effect it should be carried out regularly for at least several months.

Contraindications to therapeutic fasting

Even the daily fasting is absolutely contraindicated for women during pregnancy and breastfeeding, diabetics, people with gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer, those who have diagnosed cancer, tuberculosis, kidney stones and purulent inflammation of the internal organs.

To abstain from fasting is also for people suffering from ischemic or hypertensive heart disease, arrhythmia and other cardiovascular diseases.

It is not recommended to starve and in the period of intensive sport or physical activity.

Conduct fasting

Choose one day a week when you eat only pure drinking water, such as boiled or distilled. You can drink mineral water without gas in such quantity that the daily rate was 1.5 – 2 liters.
At first, when you are not used to it, to water you can add a little honey and lemon juice, this cocktail is delicious and nutritious.

The first time will be especially hard. By the end of the day there is a weakness and begins to feel dizzy, so try to avoid any physical and psychological stress, refrain from massage, sauna and swimming pool. A hungry man is prone to manifestations of excessive irritability, this will help avoid meditation and relaxation.

The build

The next day recommended in the morning to drink a glass of buttermilk or fresh juice. After a couple hours you can eat a small amount of oatmeal, salad or yogurt.

During the day it is advisable to eat light food such as cottage cheese, steam meat and fish, soups, jelly, cereals, salads.