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    Extraordinary Wisdom Behind Fasting Ramadan

    Extraordinary Wisdom Behind Fasting Ramadan

    Behind the exam hunger, thirst and lust during fasting in Ramadan, it turns out there is a tremendous benefit to health.

    Harith bin Kaldah (one of the famous physician of the Arabs) said, "Keep the meal is the cure of disease. While the stomach is a source of disease ".

    By fasting, the stomach automatically wake from excessive intake of foods that may harm the body and health.

    Did you know that fasting was able to:

    1. Lose weight
    Reduced energy entry of the fasting person keeps the body must find the source of stored energy in it, that is deposits of fat in the body to be used as an energy source. No wonder that after 29-30 days of fasting, the body will change its shape and weight is reduced to about 4 kg.

    2. Preventing a stroke
    Fasting can also reduce the risk of stroke because it can improve blood cholesterol. Several studies conducted showed that fasting can increase HDL (high density lipoprotein) and lower trigliserol fat (forming LDL cholesterol-low-density lipoprotein is harmful to health).

    3. Lowering blood pressure
    In those who have high blood pressure with mild to moderate overweight, fasting can help lower blood pressure. However, consultation with expert clinicians remains to be done to adjust the drug administration.

    4. Forming new cells
    Fasting also serves to eliminate damaged cells in the body. The hunger makes it move fast the internal organs in the body and "eat" the damaged cells to cover the hunger. Well, at that time the body will replace them with new cells, so they can return to function and move.

    5. Reducing the risk of diabetes
    For healthy people, fasting can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. This occurs because the reduction in caloric intake will reduce the circulation of physiological insulin and blood sugar levels. With good blood sugar control, will prevent type 2 diabetes, caused by insulin Harmon no longer sensitive to control blood sugar.

    As long as you are healthy and capable to fast, do this with all your heart because to double the reward, in addition, you'll get health benefits as well.

    Happy fasting...!!

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