Saturday, November 21, 2009

Yoga Diet - Fasting the Yoga Way

Yoga Diet - Fasting the Yoga Way
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While there is a Yoga way of eating, there is also a Yoga way of not eating. This refers to Fasting. This is done by yogis as a form of physical cleansing or purification. Since we make our digestive system work several times a day, it's also a good idea to give it some rest. This will allow our digestive system to recover from the abuse: from eating too much, eating unhealthy foods or eating at the wrong time. It also allows us to get rid of toxins in our body.

Simply put, Fasting is abstinence from food. However, a careful approach must be taken. Here are some guidelines on how to start fasting:

Start with a single-day fast. This will give you an idea on how Fasting feels like. This one-day fast is supposed to make you feel that Fasting is not hard at all, that you can go on for a longer period of time.

If you are the type of person who eats 3 full meals a day and snacks in between, starting the fast may be a bit tougher. What you can do is eat just one full meal (composed of grain and vegetables) per day around lunch time, while taking in water or juice on other times of the day. Once you get the hang of eating less food in a day, you can proceed to the single-day fast.

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