Healthy Fasting

Our Healthy Fasting section contains our posts relating to the different methods of fasting as advocated by Hildegard of Bingen. Here you will find general information and overviews on fasting, the specific guidelines and benefits of the various fasting regimens, and other explorations into fasting as a means to improve overall health.

Comments on a Hildegard Fast

The concept of a Hildegard fast is often associated with Causae et Curae, where Hildegard actually makes scant mention any specific fasting regimen. Instead, Causae [...]

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Periodic Fasting

The end of the celebratory eating season naturally invites a period of cleansing, fasting, and renewal. There are many ways to incorporate fasting into your [...]

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Hildegard’s Fasting Guidelines

Hildegard recommends fasting as a psychotherapeutic panacea for 29 of her 35 subconscious virtues. Her writing promotes fasting as a universal remedy to change consciousness and release healing powers for a new perspective on life.

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Hildegard’s Three Healthy Fasts

Hildegard believed that regular fasting should be an integral part of a healthy dietary regimen. In this post we will review the process, purpose, and benefits of three levels of the Hildegard fast.

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Hildegard’s Guide to Fasting and Health

If you're looking for a guide to fasting and health, your search will take you back to ancient times. How to increase energy and its renewing properties.

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Hildegard’s Spiritual Fast from Antiquity

Fasting and detox products are easy to find. There are whole sections of grocery stores dedicated to cleansing and detoxification.

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Hildegard’s Medieval Diet

Even today, thousands choose to follow Hildegard Health for nutrition. In Germany, her influence has shaped the way many people think about food and its healing properties.

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