How to get energy during fasting

Although the number of people fasting is increasing, the truth is that it is an unpopular practice in our country. There are natural therapies that keep the fast as a healthy practice, although it is best known for religious practices, carried out during the month of Ramadan.

From a nutritional or alimentary point of view, fasting consists in stopping eating voluntarily in order to improve the state of health, helping in turn to prevent the appearance of different diseases. It should not be confused with anorexia, consisting of a psychological disorder caused by the fear that the person has to gain weight.

Some time ago we offered some care and advice before fasting, since not all people can practice it. Therefore, it is advised that it should only be done by healthy people who are in an optimal state of health and do not consume medicines. Be that as it may, the main recommendation to keep in mind is to always consult the doctor before fasting.

And what are its benefits? It helps us improve our state of health, mobilizes the body's own fat reserves to get the energy we need, and some experts believe that it prevents various diseases.

A recommended option is to accompany the fast with nutritional and nutritional supplements. Antioxidants like vitamins A, C and D help maintain our body's natural balance. It is also advisable to ingest B vitamins every day, which are not stored in our body.

On the other hand, walking is advised, which will help positively activate your lymphatic system and improve both the circulation and the work of your intestines (useful therefore for the elimination of toxins). In addition, your skin will begin to manufacture vitamin D.

What if I suffer from constipation during the fast?

It is advisable in this case to take in supplements rich in fiber or opt for a natural laxative.

And after finishing the fast?

It is recommended after having finished fasting to follow a macrobiotic or vegetarian diet. The objective? It will help to deal with the meats, dairy and other processed foods difficult to digest by our body.

Image | Moyan_Brenn This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Nutritionist. We advise you to consult your trusted Nutritionist.

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