Religious man and author of many books, Ed Cole had once said that, “A fast is not a hunger strike. Fasting submits to God's commands”. Therefore, the basis of fasting for religious festivals is that you do not punish your health in anyway. Moreover, come to think of it, there are several health benefits of fasting! Yes! You read that right! So this time when you undertake the Herculean Navratri fast, think of the numerous ways in which it benefit your health!
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The answer to it is that you most definitely should. Apart from showing respect to tradition and culture, this Navratri fast will definitely boost your health.
The important thing that you need to remember before embarking up the Navratri fast this time is that the fasting will only help your body if you exercise restraint and control. Do not gorge on food and give your body time to react to the change of dietary schedule.
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