How Do I Start Fasting: PART 1: Talking to Your Doctor

At Old, Fat, and Fasting, we know that people considering fasting have a million questions. We’ve created a series of videos titled “How Do I Start Fasting” to address many of those questions. This video is Part I of that series and answers these questions:

  1. Is fasting ok for everybody?
  2. Should my doctor be involved?

First, there are certain people who absolutely need to talk to their doctor before embarking on a fasting lifestyle. 


And there are people who should not even consider fasting.

If You Decide to Talk to Your Doctor

If you don’t fall into any of the categories above and decide to talk to your doctor, there are a few things to keep in mind. First is that your doctor probably got very little nutrition education in medical school. And the education he did get is 


You can find the resources mentioned in the video in the links below.

Fasting is Not for Everyone

Medical Supervision


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