Fasting For Your Health

While we focus on efforts to alleviate hunger in the underdeveloped parts of the world, paradoxically the developed world has embraced the idea of “fasting for your health.” To be sure, in a controlled setting and with the guidance of healthcare professionals, fasting has a place in personal nutrition. One way in which to do … Read more

Fast For A Better Budget

fast for a better budget

Fasting is a powerful tool for raising awareness and advocating for change in hunger relief programs. Fasting involves going without food for a specific period, often as a form of protest or to draw attention to an issue. In the context of hunger relief, fasting can be used to push lawmakers to create a better … Read more

History of Hunger Strikes

The Indian Independence struggle which started in the 1850s saw a host of freedom fighters engaging in fasts unto death in order to drive away the British from India. Prominent among them is the Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, who was arrested numerous times for observing a fast unto death. Because of the unique … Read more