Episode 42:  What Breaks Your Fast? [Full Beginner’s Guide]

Key underlying principles, relating it to your goals, and many specific examples.

Topics Addressed:

  • Intro / preview (00:04)
  • Consider your fasting goals (1:03)
  • What defines the “fasted state”? (3:15)
  • How do carbs/protein/fat impact the fasted state? (5:23)
  • Examples – ok & maybe helpful (10:34)
  • Examples – pros/cons (16:50)
  • Examples – best to avoid (23:05)
  • Recap (26:38)
  • Next steps (27:33)

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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.