Anybody Here Do Any Fasting?

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    I've decided as a part of my exercise and health regimen that I'm going to fast every other Saturday for 24 hours so I'll start from today.

    I'm drinking water and watered down fruit juice only today, other than my daily regimen of Centrum Vitamins and Omega 3 Fish Oils, with no exercise at all beyond mowing my lawn.

    Looking around the interwebs I see most people fast on just water, juice, raw vegetables or a combination of those. Anyone got any tips for me?
     
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    absolute fasting is doing without any and all forms of food and water.
    fasting is okay but the urge to binge is higher after the act.
     
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    So you're saying I shouldn't drink anything besides water?
     
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    no, there are different stages of fasting, I do it occassionally also, like at the end of the month when I am broke and can't afford to eat.
     
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    fasting for how long? are you cleansing as well? there are many natural things.....lemon water, honey with cayenne is a good cleanser but dont try to do it for too long....

    the body can go 3 days with no liquids...30 days with no food...
     
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    I'm just gonna' do it for one day, every other Saturday.

    I changed my diet significantly so I really don't think I need to cleanse, what do you think? You know about the Paleo Diet? Basicly, if it was never alive, I don't eat it. Plenty of fruit and vegetables along with Beef, Chicken and Fish.

    Just came off all artificial sweetners last week and I've lost about a pound and a half a week since the end of May. Very consistent weight loss with no yo-yoing.
     
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    Its tough waiting for them to fill up you food stamp card aint it. :lol::lol::lol:

    Just kidding.
     
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    i dont fast or cleanse...i am an eater....

    do it carefully ...as long as you are in good health ...and doing it for only short periods of time you wont have any problems...a friend of mine does it often and swears by the cleansing
     
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    First of all, Mad, I'd stay away from any kind of commercial cleansers. They seem to not be formulated for those of us who ingest less than the average American diet. :( My experience has been it will poison your system and cause potential psychosis even. There are so many things that take place within the body during meal time, many are indeed psychological.

    Your water and juice is excellent. It seems, however, that because of our TEETH representing more than mere appearances, that you should always drink from a straw anything that is likened to 'juice'.

    My only suggestion is to be less active. In fact.... Putter around a bit to the point that you KNOW rest to be what it is for YOU. Disregard comments and such from others that are busy about their own lives. If this is your intent, make it your OWN. *hearts*
     
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    I'd suggest following the regimen that's required before a colonoscopy.
     

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