Types of Fasting for Better Health

Nevena Vladimirova • 1 May 2019

How to incorporate fasting in your routine in order to enjoy all the benefits which come with it? How many types of fasting are there and where to start from? How fasting will improve your health? What to eat and drink during the fasting periods?

Fasting is the period when you eat less or no food in order to give your body the chance to cleanse and heal itself. Because the digestion process takes a lot of energy, during the fasting this energy could be used for something else. Fasting reduces inflammation, helps you lose the additional weight, boosts your immune system, regulates the blood sugar levels, gives your body the time to repair and detoxify, supports your healing processes. Even short periods of fasting are beneficial for your health as the body will use any gap available to get rid of toxins and waste products.

Juice Fasting

During this type of fasting you only drink fresh juices from both fruits and vegetables. The quantity could vary from person to person and you can also drink pure water. Several days on juice fast can do miracles for your body, to improve your digestions, to help you lose weight and to normalize your blood pressure. It is recommended not to drink very sweet fruit juices and to use also roots and green leaves vegetables in order to keep your blood sugar levels stable and to supply your body with different vitamins and minerals during the detox. Start with one day to see how you feel and add more days the next time you decide to do it. One day per week drinking only juices could also work if you are a beginner.

Water Fasting

As the name shows, during this type of fasting you drink only water. Yo can start with one day per week drinking only water and when you have some experience with the process, you could try 3 or more days. You can drink warm lemon water and tea but no coffee or other beverages. During this type of fasting, your body is making great repairs and could affect positively all kinds of medical conditions especially the ones linked to the digestive system. You have to quit the fasting if you start feeling dizzy or experience severe headaches as this means the detox going on is too fast for you and you need to take it slow.

Intermittent fasting

This type of fasting is getting more and more popular as it is the easiest way to experience the benefits of fasting without the need to for days without food. It involves restriction of your eating for 14-16 hours per day as you have the rest 8-10 hours to plan your meals. Another way to do an intermittent fasting would be for 2 days each week to eat only fruits or to drink only water and tea. If you are more experienced with fasting, you can try water or juice fast every other day which is a great way to give your body the rest needed to repair its systems without going into 5 days in a row fasting, for example.

coMra Therapy during fasting

As a very gentle and non-invasive method to support your body in healing, you can apply coMra therapy during your fasting periods in order to help your organs dealing with the detox process. The Universal Treatment 8 – Complete Organ treatment is very suitable for this period as it will support the elimination processes in the organs by giving them the additional boost of energy they need in order to take the toxins out of the systems. You can find all the details about the treatments in the coMra user guide.