During the short-term refusal of food (24-36 hours) the body is not experiencing an acute shortage of all materials required for the sustenance. He rebuilt the internal power and fills their needs at the expense of reserve proteins, primarily due to the weakened or damaged tissues, tumors, adhesions (which consist of protein). As a result, the body is freed from unnecessary ballast, and what is the health effect of fasting.
The only discomfort during the unloading of the day - a feeling of emptiness in the stomach and habitual desire something to bite and chew. But if you take the whole day to work so hard, the process of cleansing the body with the help of famine will take place is not noticeable. Moreover, fasting does not imply a complete rejection of food. Admission of a single product - natural freshly prepared juice, yogurt or decoction. Although the ideal recreation fasting is best done only on water.
The most natural is a regular short-term fasting - abstaining from food for 24-36 hours once a week. This is sufficient for self-purification and self-renewal of the body. During this time the cell is released from sodium, capable of retaining slag, and is filled with potassium, which regulates metabolism.
Short-term fasting produces excellent health benefits. The skin gets a healthy complexion and younger, smooth fine lines and deep become less noticeable. Red spots disappear from rashes on the skin, dissolve seals and inflammation. Recovering mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract and the work of many body systems.
To be effective, it is important to choose an appropriate fasting day. The day before fasting should go to the lacto-vegetarian diet (excludes meat, salt, butter, sour cream, and bakery products) with a predominance of raw vegetables and fruits.
At absolute fasting (water only), it is permissible to add water 1/3 tsp honey or lemon juice, especially if there are problems with the cardiovascular system. During the famine should drink at least 2-3 liters of clean water. And in order to facilitate the body to get rid of toxins - twice a day to take a shower and be sure to clean the plaque language.
Because during the famine metabolism decreases, the first two days is better to eat a light meal and a small amount. And for the first meal is allowed only a little raw fruits or vegetables.
It is not necessary to use even short-term fasting gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, gastritis with high acidity, diabetes, malignancies, active form of tuberculosis, liver cirrhosis, during the exacerbation of any disease and kidney and liver failure.