Biologist Lyalina: fasting for 24 hours will not harm your health

Biologist Irina Lyalina answered how many hours you can spend voluntarily giving up food and without harming your body.

Biologist Lyalina stated that fasting in during the day will not cause harm to health.

“Refusal of food for a day is quite safe, it will help the body cleanse itself and improve its health,” the specialist said in a comment to
According to the biologist, 24 hours of fasting helps activation of metabolic processes, which has a positive effect on digestion, prevents excess fat deposition and helps to become slimmer. At the same time, Lyalina warned: a day without food is the maximum period of beneficial fasting.

The specialist called abstaining from food for 16 hours a milder version of fasting. If a person who has no contraindications practices it, he can count on a good metabolism and a healthier body, the expert concluded.

The portal previously wrote about what dietary habits lead to the appearance of gallstones.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Irina Lyalina Irina Lyalina Healthy lifestyle and. O. Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the State University of Education