Fasting is the abstinence from all or certain foods or drinks. Fasting is also viewed as a form of sacrifice and self discipline which in turn provides organic healing, medicinal, and health benefits. The beauty of fasting is it can be curtailed to meet specific needs; fasting is used to target a specific weight loss goal, rid and/or maintain an ailment, and considered to be a powerful alternative to treatments such as as chemotherapy and dialysis. Fasting detoxifies and beautifies the the body internally; it’s like hitting the reset button on your metabolism and internal organs.
Raw Fruit and Vegetable Fast
Heating food destroys the nutrients and natural enzymes which are needed for digestion and to fight chronic disease. A raw food diet can cause headaches and allergies to subside, boost immunity, and reverse the symptoms associated with diabetes. Foods such as raw fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and sprouted grains like quinoa and barley are incorporated into the diet during the raw food fast. It is ideal to refrain from cooking foods during the raw food fast; however blenders and food processors are allowed.