Finding the fast way to mental and physical well-being

  • 2003-11-06
  • By Justin Petrone,
TALLINN - To most people the idea of fasting conjures up images of religious festivals like Ramadan, or symbols of protest, like a feeble Gandhi, going without food as a sign of strength and passive resistance. In Estonia, though, fasting has become something of a vogue health treatment for people who have tried everything else to rid themselves of physical, or psychological ailments. People check themselves into "fasting camps" where they voluntarily subsist on water and special treatments like massage and yoga for up to 10 days to improve their health. Currently there are nearly 10 fast...
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