Beginning 14th February on Ash Wednesday and ending on 30th March (Good Friday) this year, Catholics like myself observed the season of Lent. This is a period of abstinence where one would eat simply like not eating meat, or give up something such as not watching television. Lent actually consists of 46 days but every … Continue reading 40 Days of Fasting
"THE BEST OF ALL MEDICINES IS RESTING AND FASTING." - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Through some combination of divine intervention and listening to my gut, I recently started seeing another naturopath and Singapore's only Medical Herbalist, Dr. Sebastian Liew. I even bought his book! More details about the journey leading up to this another time. After hearing about my condition, my … Continue reading New Fasting Protocol: Purging, Lemon Juice and Spelt Broth!
Having dabbled with fasting to relieve my autoimmune symptoms and had some success, I was eager to read this book ever since I first heard about it on a podcast. In the sea of diet books out there on the online stores and on book shelves, this one stands out from the rest because it's … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung with Jimmy Moore
Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
"The best of all medicines is resting and fasting." Benjamin Franklin 15-28th May 2017 Following months of insignificant improvements with regards to my arthritic autoimmune symptoms, I decided it was time to take another drastic measure and fast longer than I had ever done before. The pain in my right ankle and metatarsal joints and … Continue reading My 14-Day Fasting Experiment
This is the juice recipe Dr. Kamat prescribed for me on the spot. It makes roughly 1 cup and I was told to drink as many as I needed during the day, up to 5-6 times. Ingredients (organic as much as possible): Kale - 2 stalks (use baby spinach if no kale) Celery - 2 … Continue reading 3-Day Juice Fast + Juice Recipe!
After the last 4-day Bone Broth Fast (23rd - 26th Dec), I broke the fast at my extended family's Christmas gathering where I ate mostly AIP-friendly food. That night however I was still hungry and stuffed myself with 4 slices of a freshly baked gluten-free Coconut Flour Banana Bread with kaya and grass-fed butter. It was … Continue reading 7 Day Fast In Hopes Of Resolving Autoimmune Symptoms
"When bad things happen in your life, you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you." Dr.Seuss 2016 was filled with many ups and downs, peaks and valleys. However I'm glad and thankful to still be blessed with a healthy body, loving and amazing … Continue reading My Story (2016)
3-Day Water Fast: 19th, 20th, 21st Dec 4-Day Bone Broth Fast: 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th Dec This post is a comparison between 2 different fasts I did over the course of the past 2 weeks. A water fast means not consuming anything but water while a Bone Broth fast means drinking Bone Broth instead … Continue reading 3-Day Water Fast VS 4-Day Bone Broth Fast
14th Dec 2016 Following the surprising results of the previous 1 day fast, I was eager to embark on a longer fast to see what benefits it could do for my condition. After going back to my normal lifestyle for 5 days, I started my second water fast. Results & Observations 1. Overall Body Ache … Continue reading Fasting: 2 Days