Healthy Fasting

Healthy Fasting As Taught By Hildegard of Bingen

Our Healthy Fasting section contains our posts relating to the different methods of fasting as advocated by Hildegard of Bingen. Here you will find general information and overviews on fasting, the specific guidelines and benefits of the various fasting regimens, and other explorations into fasting as a means to improve overall health. Fasting, as long as done correctly, can be extremely beneficial to your overall health. We hope that some of the below posts allow you to better understand how to properly fast the way that Hildegard of Bingen intended.

Hildegard fast

Comments on a Hildegard Fast

The concept of a Hildegard fast is often associated with Causae et Curae, where Hildegard actually makes scant mention any specific fasting regimen. Instead, Causae et Curae focuses on the themes of balance and moderation in all things, including diet.  In fact, Mary Palmquist opens her translation of Causae et Curae (Holistic Healing) with the following…

periodic fasting

Periodic Fasting: Lose Weight, Grow Healthy

There are many ways to incorporate a fast into your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to burn fat, lose weight, or just promote a healthier lifestyle, regular fasting can help you achieve your goals. Intermittent fasting, also known as periodic fasting and interval fasting, is becoming a popular fasting method. For good reason. Periodic fasting…

Principles of Hildegard Fasting

Hildegard’s Fasting Guidelines

Hildegard recommends fasting as a psychotherapeutic panacea for 29 of her 35 subconscious virtues. Her writing promotes fasting as a universal remedy to change consciousness and release healing powers for a new perspective on life.

three levels of hildegard fasting

Hildegard’s Three Healthy Fasts

Hildegard believed that regular fasting should be an integral part of a healthy dietary regimen. In this post we will review the process, purpose, and benefits of three levels of the Hildegard fast.

Cleanse Fasting and health foods

Hildegard’s Guide to Fasting and Health

If you’re looking for a guide to fasting and health, your search will take you back to ancient times. How to increase energy and its renewing properties.

Spiritual Fasting

Spiritual Fasting: a Practice of Mind, Body, & Spirit

Fasting and detox products are easy to find. There are whole sections of grocery stores dedicated to cleansing and detoxification.