Archive for the ‘Health Etiquette Discussion’ Category

Research Showing Fasting Benefits

Fasting has been a key form of veneration in Jainism and many other religions and philosophies of the world. As Jains world over observe Paryushan this week, they will practice fasting in different forms (Atthai, Upvaas, Ekasna etc.). Now scientific studies are starting to discover the health benefits of fasting, such as improving immune system, […]

Health Etiquette Question # 1

We’ve noticed that there isn’t much discussion on “Health Etiquette” regarding food that’s provided to us in social situations and in the workplace. Before we address this, we would also like to point out that when it comes to restaurants and food provided in airplanes, we don’t hesitate to ask, is this vegetarian? Is this […]