Let prayer accompany fasting and bring the refreshing benefit of God’s grace to a thirsty, weary soul! by St. Nikolai Velimirovich With fasting I gladden my hope in You, my Lord, Who are to come again. Fasting hastens my preparations for Your coming, the sole expectation of my days and nights. Fasting makes my body […]
Can Fasting Prevent Dementia?
Warning: This Article contains material that may be shocking… to non-Orthodox Christians. Could fasting for two days a week prevent age-related brain shrinkage, heart disease, diabetes, and possibly even cancer? New research suggests that fasting triggers a variety of health-promoting hormonal and metabolic changes. Fasting – quantified as consuming somewhere between 500 and 800 calories […]