What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?
The holy month of Ramadan is almost here. Although many of us are used to fasting because of contemplation and several other reasons, some of us can’t help but wonder if eating and drinking nothing for 16 hours every day for a whole month is beneficial to the body.
And the answer is YES!
Here is what happens to your body when you are fasting and why it is beneficial for your health.
Need To See A Doctor?
Fasting is safe but it is not suitable for everyone. Spending 16 hours without eating or drinking anything may not be advised in some cases.
If you have any medical condition, we advise you to see a doctor.
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