Originally Posted by JustASimpleGuy
Couple of points.
Appropriate fasting can be very beneficial. Short fasts up to 48 hours are perfectly safe and very beneficial so long as one doesn't get carried away with frequency. Ketosis and autophagy. This was man's natural state prior to farming and civilization and part of the body's mechanism for cleaning up aged and corrupted cells and cellular structure. The body didn't evolve to be in a constant state of satiation.
I hear a lot about not relying on books (hard-gained wisdom) and totally relying on what's found inside. Without the guidance of thousands of years of accumulated wisdom and the practices and techniques derived from that wisdom how does one know the source, validity and significance of what's found inside?
Bouts of fasting hamper your metabolism and make you more prone to infection
Early humans only lived till about 35.
Books can be modified.I'd rather learn from my own experience thank you.One *teachers* word can give you a guide only.