embrace fasting as a Godly practice, approach it with the Holy Spirits conviction.
Fasting to Be Seen Only by God
16 “Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 17 But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, 18 so that you do not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.
Especially when practiced for 21 days. Even Daniel recognized the power of 21-day intercession,
and he received on the last day an impartation of wisdom and insight.