Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says
Saudi Arabia said the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported yesterday.
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…
Fasting: A constant means of spiritual renewal
Fasting is a constant means of renewing yourself spiritually. It is a form of worship to God – offering your body to God as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.
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.
Dangers of fasting during Ramadan for diabetics
The researchers report their findings in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the DTT website.
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.
How fasting stops cancer in children
Fasting may be able to cure children of leukaemia, a new study has found. Not eating every alternate day can actually halt the progression of the most common ...
Understanding prayer and fasting
The practice of fasting is not only widely abused but greatly misunderstood by many people. Yet, fasting is not new or peculiar to the New Testament. It has an abundant record in both the Old Testament and the New Testament.