We are glad to announce that our paper, entitled Ten Days of Complete Fasting Affected Subjective Sensations but not Cognitive Abilities in Healthy Adults, was published on European Journal of Nutrition (SCI Journal, IF 4.7) in January 2021. The relative experiment was conducted in Shenzhen China in May and June 2018, in which six volunteers were confined in a simulated Mars Capsule and seven in a restricted area, and all the 13 volunteers completed the 10 days of complete fasting (water-only fasting).
Chinese Bigu is a well-known traditional Chinese wellness technique, originating from ancient Daoist practice. It can help people shift into a special energized state where no food but only mineral water is need during a prolonged time period. It looks like the western fasting diet somehow, but actually, has some essential differences. As comparison with the western fasting, the bigu state is unbelievably relaxed, comfortable and energized. It usually lasts several weeks, sometimes even several months. It helps people get detoxified, lose weight, recover from chronic diseases, and enhance working or studying efficiencies, among many other results. As most of the advanced Daoist masters who keep the bigu method prefer to live in the remote mountains as solitaries, average people have very few chances to study bigu. More than ten years ago, I started teaching bigu in China. Since then, thousands of Chinese people and a few non-Chinese speakers from foreign countries have experienced th