I'm often asked if fasting one day a week is good for health? To answer this question, let's take a look at what happens in your body when you begin to ingest nothing but water.
After your cells use up the sugar that's in your bloodstream from your last meal or beverage, your body has to find another source of energy for your cells. The first places that it turns to are your liver and skeletal muscles. Both your liver and muscles store sugar in the form of glycogen, and when needed, glycogen can be broken down to glucose, which all of your cells can use to produce energy for their ongoing activities. Read more about Should You Fast One Day A Week?