Effects of Religious Fast on Human Health

One of the many interesting articles on religious fasting and it’s effects on human health. This is a more recent 2010 article on the effects of fasting on health. The article reviews the findings of multiple studies on religious fasting. It finds that Ramadan fasting gives mixed results, while other types of fasting offer improvement in health benefits.

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Alcohol gives you breast cancer

Although this isn’t new information, a new article was published linking alcohol consumption to higher and higher incidence of breast cancer. We’ve know for years that alcohol is one of the few modifiable risk factors for breast cancer. Breast cancer kills 1 in every 36 women. Heart Disease kills 1 in every 3 women. What’s new? Even very small amounts of alcohol increased risk of breast cancer.

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