Fasting is a long time friend of mankind. Throughout history, we have experienced fasting multiple times, both voluntarily and through environmental situations such as disasters.
However, we have walked away from fasting over time as we have gotten richer, and our food sources have become more abundant.
No. 1 best seller, “the fast diet” attempts to mend this intimate relationship between us and fasting through research results from the science field.
The main researchers in this field who are interviewed are all slim but yet still fast, because they aim for longevity and quality of life.
The book covers the background of fasting, the science of fasting and the fasting diet in practice. It also answers a series questions relevant to fasting, and fasting diet menu plans. Finally, the book ends with some testimonies.
I think that the book is a very useful and practical manual which can offer you any information you need to know before you would like to take such a change in life. I also love the theory that makes the foundation of fasting: “that which does not kill us makes us stronger”, as I think it applies to far more areas in our life than just fasting.
Title: The fast diet
Author: Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
Recommended by Honour Z, Northcote Library
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