Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 16:29
Karva Chauth - a tradition originally associated with North India has now become a fad among Hindu women across the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 10:39
Those who fast during Ramadan often end up overeating leading to weight gain, acidity and digestion problems.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 11:42
Fasting twice a week could be the key to a longer life by slashing the risk of a host of killer diseases, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 09:28
Starving yourself every other day could be the key to losing weight and lowering your risk of cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s, scientists have claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 16:12
Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. Doctors say the practice does more than just appease the gods: it also benefits your body, if done with care.
Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2012, 11:18
Phthalates found in cosmetics and plastics can increase the risk of developing diabetes among seniors, researchers say.
Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 15:57
Skipping meals for a couple of days a week could help a person live longer.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 19:16
Fasting for short periods could help combat cancer and boost effectiveness of the treatments.