Prof Mithilesh Gautam had put up a social media post where he shared that women should not keep fast for nine days during Navratri, instead they should read the Constitution.
New York: Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say. The study, led by a team from the University of California-Irvine (UCI), found that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire […]
Washington: The US biologists found that a 24-hour fast can reverse the age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function that can regenerate new intestinal cells. The study, published on Thursday in the journal Cell Stem Cell, revealed that fasting dramatically improves stem cells’ ability to regenerate, in both aged and young mice, Xinhua reported. In […]
New Delhi: A majority of Indian men are against their wives keeping a fast for them on Karwa Chauth, which falls on Sunday, reveals a survey. Matchmaking service www.shaadi.com conducted a survey to understand men’s perspective on the fasting ritual. Shaadi.com #Fastforher also has an annual campaign during Karwa Chauth urging men to fast along […]
New York: Intermittent fasting may sound like another diet fad but researcher have conclusively found that the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time resulted in longer life in heart patients. In the study by Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, researchers found that heart patients who […]
London: Overweight adults who follow the Mediterranean, intermittent fasting and paleo diets can accrue weight loss and other health benefits, suggests new research. Intermittent fasting – whereby participants limit their energy intake to about 25 per cent of their usual diet (500kcal for women and 600kcal for men) on two self-selected days per week, led […]
New Delhi: As the festive season begins with the coronavirus pandemic still lingering, doctors have advised people to avoid fasting during Navratri or Karwa Chauth and make necessary changes to safeguard their health, especially if they are recovering from a Covid infection or belong to the high-risk group. Doctors believe that fasting could reduce the […]