New Research Reveals Eating Once A Day Can Lengthen Your Lifespan
A new research has questioned the effect of eating when you want. This is because, the research finds, snacking can adversely affect your lifespan. Scientists at the National Institute on Aging in the journal Cell Metabolism, state that those who “fast” in between meals live longer than those who snack. Using mice as a study,…
Stay Healthy This Ramadan With These 10 Tips
When observing Ramadan, it is important, especially for busy professionals, to maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits. The ninth month in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan, is a month of fasting observed by Muslims worldwide. Here are ten tips to help you stay fit and healthy during this holy month: 1. Don't skip 'sahur' Breakfast is the…
Cleric urges Buhari to declare three-day prayer and fasting
The Founder of Christ Church of Grace, Ajangbadi, Lagos, Prophet Cornelius Adetunbi, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a three-day fasting and prayer for Nigerians. He said the three-day event must be accompanied by a public holiday for the people to seek God’s face over senseless killings and other problems facing the country. The…
Ash Wednesday: Priest urges Christians to be discreet in fasting, alms giving
Rev. Fr Stanley Aroh, Parish Priest of St. Rita Catholic Church, Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has called on Christians to be discreet when carrying out their Lenten services of fasting and alms giving. Aroh, who made the call during a Mass to celebrate the Ash Wednesday in Mararaba, Nasarawa state, urged Christians not to look gloomy…
Intermittent fasting protects cells from ageing as regular brisk walk cuts early death by 70%
Intermittent fasting can keep your body younger, extend your lifespan and improve your overall health, a new Harvard University, United States (U.S.), study suggests.
Fasting until lunch cuts calories
Study author, Dr. Keith Tolfrey, said: “There is a common belief that breakfast is the ‘most important meal of the day’. However, around one third of children and adolescents in many countries skip breakfast regularly.”
Novel detox therapies show promise
However, medical experts say the body could be cleansed from these unwanted additions by novel detox therapies including regulated fasting and exercises, and herbal preparations.
Sunday School: Fasting
Fasting is good. It is a spiritual exercise highly recommended with prayers, meditation on the word of God and watchfulness in all things.