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Ramadan: Fasting Improves Overall Well-being

Fasting boosts production of nemotrophic-factors protein that improves brain functioning.

By Prof. Amber Haque The Muslim month of Ramadan is here and over a billion Muslims around the world will fast in this month. Muslims fast because there is an injunction in the Quran telling them to do so. The Quran reminds Muslims that many prophets and their followers before …

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Psychological Effects of Fasting

Fasting boosts production of nemotrophic-factors protein that improves brain functioning.

Traditionally fasting is associated with religious observance as followers of the world’s major religions practice some form of fasting. Medical research on fasting has shown benefits in areas of obesity, cancer, lupus, skin conditions, allergies, addictions, blood pressure, etc. There is now also increasing research on psychological benefits of fasting. …

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