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Fasting, Do Ambel or Ekasnu Each Day

Religons have long maintanied that fasting is good for the soul, but its bodily benefits were not recongnized until the early 1900s, when doctors began recommending it to treat various disorders - such as diabetes, obesity, and epilepsy. Fasting allows the digestive system rest, allows for cleansing and detoxification of the body, promotes mental clarity, and promotes an inner stillness, enhancing spiritual connection.

Benefits of Fasting
1. Increased Energy Levels
2. Increased Immunity
3. Enhanced Liver Function
4. Reduced Allergy Symptoms
5. Improved Digestive Function
6. Improved Sleep
7. Improved Stability of Moods and Balance
8. Reduced Joint Aches and Pains
9. Increased Metabolism
10. Feeling of Calmness and Peace
Original Source: Benefits of Fasting

Suggested Reading:
The Benefits of Fasting - Read More
Is Fasting Healthy? - Can It Help You Lose Weight and Get Healthier?

This challenge was closed on 8/31/2014

12  members have accepted this challenge.
10  members have completed this challenge.

Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge. 
Hemant v. V Gandhi 
Jagruti V Shah 
Ketan Shah 
Malay Shah 
Naresh K Chadha 
Pravin Dagli 
Smruti Shah 
Vaishali J Mehta 
Yogesh Shah 

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