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Fasting with Dietary Supplements and Vitamins

Fasting Supplements

As each of us develops our unique personal fasting routine, some may consider incorporating dietary supplements and vitamins.  Refining our individual process, means discovering our vulnerable areas, and identifying means for support.  This includes finding the right dietary supplements to promote the intended outcome. Fasting Inspired by Hildegard We know of fasting as a naturopathic…

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Intermittent Fasting Results and Health Benefits

Rather than prescribing a specific form of fasting, the term “intermittent fasting” (also, called interval fasting or periodic fasting) describes a rhythm of eating. In comparison to a strict fasting regimen, an intermittent fasting schedule provides for good meals confined to specific times, and only at certain intervals. The process of intermittent fasting calls for…

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Hildegard’s Three Healthy Fasts

three levels of hildegard fasting

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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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

How does intermittent fasting work

Unlike other fad diets, it seems like intermittent fasting is here to stay. Researchers and health writers alike are regularly touting the benefits of intermittent fasting. Those benefits include: reduced diabetes risk, reduced risk of heart disease, weight loss, less fatigue, better brain health, and much more. At its core, intermittent fasting is fairly simple…

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Food as Medicine: Heal with Food

Food as Medicine 1

The principal of food as the foundation of healing is not unique, and the idea of food as medicine is ancient. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, said “let food be thy medicine, and medicine be they food.”

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Periodic Fasting: Lose Weight, Grow Healthy

periodic fasting

There are many ways to incorporate a fast into your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to burn fat, lose weight, or just promote a healthier lifestyle, regular fasting can help you achieve your goals. Intermittent fasting, also known as periodic fasting and interval fasting, is becoming a popular fasting method. For good reason. Periodic fasting…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diet

fasting arthritis

We know neither the actual cause of arthritis & rheumatism nor a side-effect-free therapy. Affected persons are sedated with dubious painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and even chemotherapy. When confronted with an incurable health condition, we find it useful to return to the notion that our body can heal itself, if given the proper conditions. As Hildegard believed,…

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Hildegard’s Fasting Guidelines

Principles of Hildegard Fasting

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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How to Take Psyllium Husk for Weight Loss

Psyllium for Weight Loss

For those who struggle with over-eating, we recommend psyllium husk for weight loss.  Increasing fiber intake by adding small amounts (even a pinch or two) of psyllium can help to create a “full” feeling.

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