The benefits of detox and fasting
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Fasting is an ancestral practice widespread in many cultures. Well-being for the body and your mind. Discover the multitude of good reasons to live this experience.
Fasting is a voluntary abstinence from solid food for a limited period of time. As a consequence of this abstinence, the body activates an internal system of nutrition and self-healing abilities. The body becomes detoxified and purified, and the metabolic system is stimulated. You become energized, excess fat is burned and your body can regenerate.
Take a break and leave the frenzy of your every day life to regenerate your body.
Exceed yourself by breaking your habits and your ideas about food.
The benefits of fasting
Puts at rest the digestive system.
Detoxifies and regenerates the body.
Eases Body and Mind.
Improves Your Eating Patterns.
Contributes To Self-Enlightenment.
Get more energy and vitality.
Improves Your Immune System.
Time for yourself.
Find out more about fasting
Reportage RTS: Tendance Jeûne
A general view about fasting today (in french)
Reportage Arte: Les Bienfaits du Jeûne
A reportage about fasting in Russia, the US and Europe (in french or german).
Intermittent Fasting & Hunger
Explanations about the hormonal mechanisms while fasting: fat burn, absence of hunger etc.
Conférence Dr Jason Fung: Terapeutic Fasting
Dr Fung explains why fasting does not slow down metabolism, contrary to low caloric diets (which just make you gain more weight due to the jojo effect).
Fasting retreats at Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa are only for adults, in good health.
Pregnancy, breastfeeding, heavy medication, epilepsy, untreated hyperthyroidism, ulcers (stomach or duodenum), type 1 diabetes, tuberculosis, thrombophlebitis, hepatic or renal failure, organ transplantation, pacemaker, excessive low weight, anorexia and other eating disorders, heavy addictions, arteriosclerosis, advanced degenerative diseases (multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, etc.), generalized cancer, severe psychoses.
If you are subject to any of the above contraindications, you are not allowed to participate to our fasting retreats.
In case of doubt, seek the advice of your doctor.