Whether it’s a ritual fast or prolonged starvation of the most involuntary kind, people have studied the effects of total food deprivation extensively. Some people view starvation as a traumatic ill that besets far too many members of the human population, while others think of it as a temporary method to cleanse your system by giving your system time to process all the food in your intestines. Either way, the effects of starvation on your body have been well documented, and occur in five phases. In today’s article we will examine what those five phases are, and help you understand what happens to your body if you decide to fast.

The first phase lasts about eight hours, and is usually experienced by most people each night that they…



Source by Phil Tucker