Can fasting cause me to feel bloated? Isn’t fasting supposed to be healthy? Am I damaging my intestines by doing a fast? Am I bloated because my stomach is attacking itself?
I’ve heard many things said about the negative side effects of fasting. The most obvious being that you are starving yourself. These wild accusations often cause us to be so focused on defending the benefits of fasting, that we forget to address the real world issues that people experience when they try to fast.
Bloating is uncomfortable. Sometimes even painful. This can be a real deterrent to fasting. How can we fast in a safe and effective way that allows us to get the benefits of autophagy? One way is to understand how fasting affects the body and the potential issues that could arise.Read more