Should I fast for a day?

Should I fast for a dayAnother great health question is “should I fast for a day?” The day long fast is beneficial to health as long as it is not done more than once a month, say U.S. experts. The results of their study shows that people who abstain from food one day of every month have about 40% lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease. And in patients with asthma it was observed to  visibly lower the severity of the attacks.
The scientists from the University of Chicago, quoted by Reuters, “mild” stress was found  when testing  the body during moderate fasting,which  reflects positively on immunity and reduces the risk of many diseases.
The experts state that you do not  have to starve all day, but should skip main meals.   So it seems that in answer to the question ‘should I fast for a day”, the answer is yes, it does have some very good health benefits!!

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