Episode 19:  Best / Worst Drinks While Fasting

Drinks that make fasting harder, drinks that make fasting easier, and those that fall in between.

Topics Addressed:

  • Intro / preview (00:03)
  • Personal experience with fasting drinks (00:47)
  • Water fasting vs. dry fasting (2:25)
  • Drinks that make fasting more difficult (3:05)
  • Drinks that are neutral (or have a small benefit) (5:27)
  • Drinks that make fasting easier (9:11)
  • Criteria to know if something is okay to drink when fasting (16:25)
  • Quiz / recap (17:48)
  • What to do next (20:07)

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Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben has been practicing as a physician assistant (PA, or PA-C, similar to a doctor) in emergency medicine, urgent care, and family practice since 2014. Since 2016, he has developed an avid interest in various forms of fasting, using it to improve his own health while helping friends, family, and patients do the same.