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Should we fast despite the corona? By the way, do you have any idea about fasting?
May 4, 2020 12:10 PM
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My husband and I fast intermittently most days, and it lasts from 16-22 hrs. I fast regularly for 7 days at a time (water only); regularly for me is about every three months. I’ve never completed a dry fast beyond 24 hrs, and I’ve never fasted (water only) beyond 7 days. Fasting works for me. I’m healthier, stronger, and leaner than when I started this lifestyle about two years ago. I recognize that it’s not for everyone, but it’s worth a try if at all interested 🙂 *I’m not a doctor.

May 4, 2020
No beverages and no food for 16 hours. The time depends on the cordinates though.
May 4, 2020
Do you mean the Ramadan Sawm? I'm not МusIim but I understand that the sick, the old and the very young are exempt from it. So if anyone is sick, that should mean they aren't obliged to fast.
May 4, 2020
The longest I ever did was 7 days. By then I was inches from the TV screen fascinated by a commercial for ketchup. It was hard only on days 6,7. I have done many 3 day fasts, 1 or 2 day. I try to do intermittent fasting where I only eat dinner. I've read it is good for various problems. There are a lot of videos on Youtube on it. I always tell people that you don't know what hunger is if you've never been without food for more than a few days. A Japanese, I forgot his name, won the Nobel Prize for medicine a few years ago for work on how the cell responds to lack of food and how beneficial it is to fast for our bodies
May 4, 2020
Yes, that's what I remember from the friends I grew up with who fasted for religious reasons.

I think a medical professional (which I am not) would have to weigh in on whether it is safe to fast sixteen hours or fewer without any beverages, in the context of a coronavirus outbreak. As far as I know, there isn't adequate research about dry fasts in this particular situation.

May 4, 2020
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