Fasting: Safe & Effective Use of an Ancient Healing Therapy

Dr. Michael Klaper’s 55-minute presentation, “Fasting,” is lively and informative.

Having supervised many hundreds of fasts, Dr. Michael Klaper, one of the world’s foremost authorities on nutrition and health, explains the benefits and procedures of fasting and answers relevant questions.

This video is for you if you’re concerned about any of the following chronic health problems: high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), cystitis, type 2 diabetes (diabetes mellitus), migraine headaches, Crohn’s disease, colitis, angina pectoris.

For thousands of years, philosophers, scientists and physicians have used fasting as a healing process to reverse illness and disease. Today, and particularly in Western cultures, poor eating habits and high-fat, high-sugar foods are causing numerous chronic health problems. At the same time, many people are fasting and maintaining health-supporting diets to reverse deficiencies caused by non-nutritive food products and toxic lifestyles.

Understand the benefits and proper procedures for fasting. Understand who can benefit from fasting, who should not fast, how to prepare for a fast, what to expect during a fast, when and how to take a break from fasting, what to eat after fasting to maintain your health.

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Time Map

Fasting: Safe & Effective Use of an Ancient Healing Therapy” (55-minutes)

0:00 : Introduction
0:27 : Start of Dr. Klaper’s presentation

1:31 : What is fasting?
1:51 : Fasting vs. starvation
2:25 : A bit of history about fasting

3:05 : Fasting: a powerful tool?
4:46 : How healing happens through fasting
7:10 : Benefits of fasting
11:20 : Who should fast?
13:24 : Who should not fast?

14:55 : Medically-supervised water fasting: fasting more than 5 days
17:22 : Unsupervised water fasting
17:45 : Water fast vs. “juice fast”

19:18 : What happens to your body, biologically, during a water fast
23:05 : How will you (probably) feel?
24:30 : How to prepare for the fast
30:22 : How much water to drink on a water fast?
31:12 : Enemas?

32:19 : Early fasting events: signs of “detox”
34:31 : Signs of medical concern
40:50 : If you feel faint, do this!
43:41 : Fasting strategies
45:17 : When do you stop a fast?

49:22 : Colon concerns & After the fast
51:05 : More important than the fast is…
52:33: What to do if symptoms reoccur after the fast

53:28 : After the Fast: Summary/Conclusion
55:03 : End

Thanks to Maria Sterling for her Time Map of the Video On Demand version of this presentation.

Fasting as a powerful healing modality

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Viewer Feedback

Excellent. I’m on day two feeling great. One day I hope to visit TrueNorth Health Center for an extended fast.

Artur Barseghyan

Excellent content and presentation! I write very few product reviews on Amazon, but this DVD deserves my full-throated recommendation. Simply put, I could not have expected a more clear, knowledgeable and effective presentation on fasting. Dr. Klaper brings to bear the full weight of his impressive clinical experience, medical expertise, research, and eloquence to this latest effort. The result: a brilliant, cogent, informative, instructional, professional, and entertaining discussion on fasting by one of the leading experts on nutrition and health. Anyone interested in this topic should watch this DVD.


This is the most brilliant presentation I’ve ever seen! Thank you!”

Nicole Bennett

The information in this DVD, and the manner it which it is conveyed is top notch. It is readily apparent that Dr. Klaper has a vast amount of knowledge about and experience with the healing potential of fasting (and the human body in general), and he is able to organize and summarize all of that knowledge and experience into a clear, concise but comprehensive lecture, which is both enlightening and entertaining. His use of a dynamic and well-organized PowerPoint presentation, along with his easy-going and fluid speaking style, make this a very accessible and useful video for anyone interested in the topic.

Andreas V.

Extremely clear and thorough.”

Steven Tober

Everything you need to know about a fast and more…I found this DVD by Dr. Klaper extremely useful. The clear, detailed instruction of how to fast, who should fast, when to fast, etc. has all the information you need for conducting a fast at home or at a facility such as True North Health Center. It is inspiring and powerful. It made me want to do a fast again, having done a five day water fast several years ago at True North. Fasting is one of the truly remarkable modalities for many health problems, as outlined in this DVD. Dr. Klaper has such clarity in his presentation. I would highly recommend this DVD for anyone considering doing a fast. Amazing how the body can heal itself with nothing but water!


Very informative and useful.”

Paulo Ricardo Rogerio

“Dr. Klaper was my supervising physician during my own water fast at True North and I give him my highest recommendation. I got great results there and it was a life-changing experience.”

Diane Bassett

“I too was fortunate enough to have Dr. Klaper supervise my fast at TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa with great results. My ulcerative colitis finally is in remission after 10+ years of misery and I’m feeling really well. Dr. Klaper is as good a teacher as he is a physician, and this DVD is excellent. In fact, all of Dr. Klaper’s lectures are worth watching, in my opinion. Check out his DVD, Digestion Made Easy: A Journey Through Your Digestive System.


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