What are the benefits of water fasting? How can it impact your health? Let's see what the experts have to say...
Panel Participants: J. Morris Hicks, Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D., Baxter Montgomery, M.D., Michael Klaper, M.D.
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I was 1.80 m and 113 kg when I started to counting my calories maximum 2500 kcal per day and intermittent fasting 16:8, lost 4 kg or 4.5 kg in 17 days, 108.9 kg.
I have Skulpt chisel for measuring my fat and muscle quality, Eufy scale and Nokia body plus for weight and fat measuring, and Yes there are big changes.
I want to make blood analysis after 1 month.
Also I go to gym and training in fast and take Bsn syntha 6 protein, and Usn pure 1 protein, Animal stak cycle with Animal mstak, amino acid, vitamins from Optimum nutrition, Omega 3, L carnitin, Pre workout from Rich Piana and TF7 labs Poison and Virus, Antioxidant, sustain liver, I. think that's all.
It is true, in the first 2 weeks, 1 month you loose more water than fat. Also I try to eat 30 to 50 carbs, 150 - 250 grams of protein, and 100 to 110 grams of fat.
Dr. Klaper makes a lot of health claims for water fasts. Since he has a medical degree, has he spoken up to get water fasting approved as a treatment for cancer and other diseases such as type 2 diabetes and inflammatory gut syndrome, etc.? So that other medical doctors in mainstream HMOs can prescribe it without losing their license to practice medicine and going to prison? Same about a whole food plant based diet. Why can't medical doctors prescribe that? Instead of drugs?
One thing that's interesting is that the Bible mentions 40 day fasts. Perhaps that suggests that God himself, the designer of life and the human body recommends it, but for no longer than 40 days & nights !? Btw a 58 year old woman friend who walks a lot, does a 1 day a week on liquid only (Can't be sure its only water. I'll have to ask!) & she looks great. Personally I always try to drink 1 litre of water a day, but maybe I'll take it a step further & try this, at least on a small scale to start with?
lizanne Rawnsley I don't water fast for weight loss. I believe it should be done for healing the body.
Your stronger cells will eat away your weaker cells, which cause disease to the body. Thus minimizing your chances for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, or any other disease that can form from
poor eating habits.
I don't conform to medicine for healing. I trust in fasting. Scripture teaches us this simple truth.
Any beer is fine by the way. Just don't abuse consumption, otherwise your body's metabolic rate won't increase, it will just slow down, thus you'll just gain weight.
Fasting on salt water, NaCl and KCl and baking soda is the way to get lean and ripped. Then one meal a day, or 4 - 5 meals a week, fasting on salt water or dry fasting, I've never been healthier, I'm 50, look like I'm in high school again, lean and ripped and stronger than ever. I only take cold showers, no coffee, no alcohol, I'm always feeling strong and energetic, running and biking with my teen agers, weight training daily, sleeping like a baby, skin like a baby, testosterone through the roof. Last week I ate only 3 meals, Sun., Wed., and Fri., only 90 minutes each meal. This week will be the same, feeling great. When I eat, it's fatty red meats, beef, salmon, and fruit, sometimes I have some salsa but mostly fatty red meats (seared or raw), and fruit. "Intermittent fasting" for 6 hours or 12 hours is NOT fasting, must be a minimum of 22 hours without food of any kind, no chewing gum, no tea, only salt water or dry fasting. My average fasting time between meals for this month is 55 hours.
Jack Stowe from that reply, you’ve given a better perspective of your mentality. What’s funny about “riddled with salt”? Prove your lifestyle isn’t just an extreme ‘clutching at straws’ binge indulgence to be an uneducated ripped gym-freak, because you’ve realised you’re getting old, who’s experiencing short term benefits, but is actually causing much bigger long term health issues?
Jack Stowe pork isn’t the only meat you can get worms from. I would be interested to see what a MRI of your body would show. I’m not disputing the benefits of your positive lifestyle claim, they sound great, but what references do you have, that made you change your lifestyle? What’s the long term health effects of this lifestyle (much longer than what you have done)? You might be feeling great now, but isn’t your body going to be riddled with salt and nothing to balance it out?
+Tuesdays Runner you get the trichina worm from pork, those are the worst parasites, but you probably eat pork, I don't, but parasites cannot survive when you are fasting and follow a turpentine regimen
@Jack Stowe RAW red meat? OMG. I don't eat red meat, but RAW? Got to worry about that, with parasites etc. Anyway, there are many people who are healthy over 50. And you would need a blood test to show your T levels.
I'm at 38 hours. Not even hungry yet. Going to break my fast tonight at 7pm, which will be 49 hours. Wish me luck! It's been easier than I ever thought. I thought I would be so hungry, but honestly, i was doing 23/1 before, and just didn't eat last night, found out it isn't that hard. Had a few hunger rumbles, told myself they were temporary, and they were! Didn't last more than a few minutes. Last time I ate was about 5 pm/1700 hours the night before last. Also, with only 11 hours left, I still have to sleep (since I work graveyard shift). I've got this in the bag.
While he is correct about fasting, going back to cheese, chicken, olive oil, IS NOT the problem. Going back to grains, sugars, high carb, seed oils, THAT'S the problem. My body thrives on meat, cultured dairy, fats. Enter carbs, inflammation comes back
It is the best thing I did for my body for the last 8 years when my health went awfully bad. Nothing comes close to its benefits. I only started 3 days ago and finally my keg belly is budging. Nothing worked before including low carb or keto and exercise and good sleep.
Chicken, Cheese and Olive Oil are bad things? All of those things if raised and cultivated organically and properly are incredible for the body. This guy is right about a lot except for those food items.
So fanny how all this works so good in USA only..and you know why?! Because americans eat 100 GMO food like no other country in the world..I ate a lot of food all my life and was healthy and strong like a bull back home in Serbia..
I was vegetarian most of my life but still this shit americans eat is just horrible..no diet or water fasting will help..
Take no notice of the crooks trying to tell you fasting is no good . Just use a bit of commonsense give it a try for your self . It does work but start slowly and extend the time each day . Last meal at 7 pm start eating at 4 pm . Plenty of water keep active . Try it
No, the Bible doesn’t “say” the earth is 6,000 years old; only crazy Christians believe that.
I eat meat and fat because I’m a man who doesn’t want to look like a chick with no tits. Can you imagine this guy in a fight?
All of these good things happen in a state of ketosis. Then they want you to go on a vegan diet which is the most unhealthy diet on the planet. The only time you need medical supervision is when you have a serious health problem and that can be as simple as a weekly blood profile. These people want you to completely rest but in Russia when you are in a supervised fast they make you work out vigorously for 3 hours every day. No I'll effects and the results are the same or better. These guys have a good knowledge of what happens in a long water fast but going vegan afterwords will only make you look like them. Auschwitz survivors. Organism is a death cult.
The more you eat, the more strain on you’re body, resulting in your body feeling tired. It’s similar to a paper shredder; the larger amounts of paper you put in, the slower it gets lol. I also believe that when your digestive system is expanded and full of food and liquid, your blood circulation around your digestive system gets squashed and slows down your entire bodies blood circulation, making you feel tired. It’s very common for people to feel tired after they’ve just eaten.
You are wrong tens of Du... they are old looking of course it’s normal but they are healthy from within and they feel healthy too..sometimes you need to use your brain before splattering out trollery and tripe in the web.
What are the chances that I would find this video on the day that I started a water fast? I wasn't looking for it, but there it was. I was researching how to achieve autophagy because of all the miraculous things that happen to the body when one is in the state of autophagy. I just concluded that to get to that point I would have to be on a water fast for no less than three days and then switch to intermittent fasting (coupled with a ketogenic diet) where my eating window would be no more than four hours a day.
Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights... as did Moses. Just to start.
No religion from here on.
A water fast is in controversial,...in it's ability to help people. Certainly...without any arguement...by no one.
Secondly,...we don't all do "constant bicep curls, squats, run,...etc.
Get the point? The point is, "all bodies need a break from high metabolic activities. This is simply giving ones digestive system a break: kidneys, liver, all of the intestines, gall bladder, spleen, salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, blood vessels, heart, lungs...brain, etc.
Someday, this will become the cornerstone of all medicine.
People eat out of boredom and out of "having too much" available, all the time.
Food is for nourishing the body...not for making "free time go away".
+chris westerfield Many people say that something has been "debunked" and then ignore it. But often the "debunking" has itself been debunked! And when it comes to medical issues, there are often very misleading studies that are FAKE DEBUNKS to mislead people. Very sad that they don't want people to know how to be healthy. And are only interested in profit. GREED.
Anyway, you should cite the study done by archaeologists and name them so that we can look it up and decide for ourselves if we agree. However, if they believe in the Big Bang theory that all our life came out of some big nuclear explosion in deep space, then they are idiots. There is no order after a large explosion nor is there any life.
Actually I’m at day 9 of my water fast and what he said about the thing with not feeling hungry at day 3 is only partly true cause since day 8 I feel so freaking hungry. All I can think of is food. And the worst part that really bothers me a lot is that I already am vegan but since feeling so unbelievably hungry I even think about going back to being vegetarian and I hate myself for thinking so much about it. It’s like the devil trying to seduce me on eating dairy again. Really am devastated. Someone can help?
meli im on day 7 myself and experience no such symptoms,you need to drink least 2l water and rest most of the time no walking stay in bed or chair and keep your eyes closed.the body needs all your energy to cleanse the toxins.
Oh an btw by now my energy is so low like I can’t even walk 1km without feeling like passing out. I feel dizzy and every night I have heartburn. I just don’t want to quit I want to water fast til day 17
I planned on doing a 12 day fast, on the fourth night I passed out and fell on the floor and got my right eye a little swollen. It was crazy how weak I felt at that moment but for some reason I still wanna complete my fast lol.
Once you get all the glucose out of your system(prob around 2-3 days) you're bloodstream will be clear enough to operate in a fat burning mode. It's nice to burn around 5 pounds of body fat(not just water weight) in 7 days.
If you're over 25-30 years old it might take 3-6 months to burn off 5 lbs of body fat.
budte You eat much lead paint as a child? Or is it just that your a communist indoctrinated drone sheep? Either way I fast all the time and only eat meat and cheese and eggs and butter. Suck it , real hard and long.
If you are water fasting for any significant period of time you will have some food left in your intestines for the duration. Putrefying meat is not the answer. Think about the difference between cow crap (a herbivore) and dog or cat crap.
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