Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam . Fasting is to abstain from eating, drinking and intercourse since the sun rises until sunset. Fasting on the body is due to many health benefits
Benefits of fasting for health
Some foods contain some additives and preservatives that turn into toxins in the body. Thus, the body stores these toxins in the form of fat. In Ramadan, the fasting person loses during fasting for a long time during the day those fats stored in the body which saves the body from those toxins by Kidney, liver, and other organs responsible for this function.
Provide comfort to the digestive system
The digestive system needs to purify and provide comfort to it, as the body continues to perform the physiological functions of natural, especially the secretion of digestive juices in a smaller amount that maintains the balance of the amount of fluid in the body, and the process of digestion of food at constant rates, and thus access to energy gradually, Suffering from stomach ulcers by taking caution during fasting.
Treatment of infections
Fasting treats certain diseases such as allergies and infections, such as arthritis, and psoriasis.
Reduce blood sugar levels
Fasting increases glucose levels, the amount of energy produced by the body, which reduces insulin production, thus providing comfort to the pancreas, and also increases the amount of glycogen that facilitates the cracking of glucose.
The body usually responds at the onset of fasting to break down the glucose, which facilitates the process of burning fat accumulated in the body by cracking in order to produce the energy needed by the body, especially the fat stored in the muscles and kidneys.
Treatment of hypertension
Fasting is one of the best natural treatments that reduce the level of blood pressure as it reduces the risk of atherosclerosis, where fat is burned during fasting, in addition to the production of energy needed by the body by breaking the glucose, and thus lower rates of metabolism in the body, Such as adrenaline that lowers blood pressure levels.
Weight loss and promote healthy eating habits
Fasting reduces weight loss by burning the fat accumulated in the body, as well as preventing the accumulation of fat in the body, fasting reduces the desire to eat, reduces appetite for eating some ready-made foods, and stimulates the desire to eat healthy foods, especially fruits and water.