Mormon,Mormonism Fasting

Scientists caution against extreme fasting, because such fasting can damage ones body. However, some scientists believe that periodic fasting can increase the health of the person.

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have shown that people who don't eat may suffer more anger and aggression. So, if you fast, be careful that you don't snap at people or show anger in other ways.

Here are links to other scientific research about fasting.
Children with persistent and drug-resistant seizures treated with the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet may get an added therapeutic benefit from periodic fasting, according to a small Johns Hopkins Children's Center study.
Fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn't eaten or is stressed, affects brain regions that enable people to regulate anger, new research from the University of Cambridge has shown.

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