Scientific Reason of- Why do we Fast?

As per Ayurveda, Indian treatise on medicine and herbs, the basic cause of any ailment is the growth of toxic materials in the stomach. Fasting helps us cleanse that toxics gathered in our digestive system; moreover, our digestive system needs rest from daily activities. 


Fasting gives that rest to our entire digestive system and organs in the body. Thus, fast of the entire day is good for health; however, we should take lemon juice at regular intervals to maintain energy in our body.