This book offers information, incorporating scriptural guidelines for fasting with contemporary scientific knowledge on how to physically maximize your fast. Has fasting confused you in the past? Do you feel like you're not getting results when you fast? Marilyn Salmonson shows the answers to these questions and more - What are the benefits of fasting? What effect does fasting have on my physical body? How did God command us to fast? Why does God require fasting? How should I prepare for a fast?