First, if you’ve never done a longer fast before, you should start with a shorter 24 hour fast. Week 12: The 72 Hour Fast Are you thinking of trying a 3 day water fast (or any other kind of fast)? Thought my fast I reduced my amount of exercise. This process consists of the ability of cells to remove unnecessary or dysfunctional components. Then around 4 pm, my energy started to drop significantly. One of the greatest gifts you can ever give yourself is the gift of listening. Thanks to this experience, I’ve learned more about myself and about what I can do to make my next 3 day fasts more beneficial and with fewer side-effects. Having some basic knowledge in place means I’ll be able to continue experimenting without putting my body under such stress. Autophagy means to eat oneself. People who get a taste for fasting tend to push for a full 72-hour experience. I am also wondering if I should add electrolytes. He speaks so eloquently about finding a partner who inspires you to evolve and explore deeper parts of yourself. I want to emphasize the importance of the preparation period. Nowadays, there is a certain polarity in opinions and positions regarding news, statements, articles, etc. No idea what I will eat…. On the third day, I had an important meeting in the morning. It is also an excellent tool to get you out of your comfort zone and make you test your mental strength because you will need some! I found that during an extended period of fasting, the experience of meditation is even more powerful, and my mental clarity was also very good. It may sound counter-intuitive, but for me, this part is when the actual challenge began. Start with a 24 Hour Fast to Prepare for Your 48 Hour Fast. I am almost 24 hours in and I have a smashing headache! I started fasting on a Saturday night at 8:30 pm. I didn’t follow it and went into the fast cold turkey. An hour later, after I had eaten only some fruits, my body was begging me for some real food, so I listened to it and I had a full meal. I think that if you had taken electrolyte pills, you wouldn’t have had the racing heart issues and what not. I certainly felt hungry at times but it was very manageable. Your article was very informative otherwise. My heart was racing all night, between about 90 and 100 beats per minute. On top of that one week before the fast, I started with Magnesium supplementation (read here why) to make sure I wasn’t going to be deficient during the fast. Breaking the fast. The first pieces of food tasted like the best thing I have ever eaten and the sensations were multiple times better than with a regular meal. Someone recommended drinking a mineral-rich salt solution such as Himalayan salt, which replaces the electrolytes flushed out of your body; wheth… It was only after my first coffee that I realized depriving myself of coffee was making the experience so difficult. I decided to start putting myself in environments with more like-minded people. The 3 Day Fasting Timeline. Yeah moderate 3 to 7 Day fast is generally perfectly safe from all the research that I've done now. It is and forever will be our greatest “weapon” and the place that “hides” our potential. This may sound cliché, but when you’re hungry for a longer period of time it becomes very clear to you of what hunger really is. According to Medical News Today, people with risk factors for the following diseases will benefit from fasting: Preliminary research also suggests that ketosis and autophagy may be effective for treating cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. If you have any knowledge to share with me, please comment below. Prolonged fasting forces the body to use its stores of glucose, fat, and ketones, and it also breaks down a significant portion of white blood cells. It’s a lot of coffee and my body went into a state of shock going cold turkey. I think the key is Electrolytes to avoid unhealthy side effects, I make my own with mixture of different salts! I'm Justin Brown, the founder of Ideapod. Your intestines aren’t ready to digest food again. For example, check out the photo below where I share this insight. By the evening, I was experiencing ups and downs. You should reduce the consumption of these in the days leading up to the fast. Motivated by the Pre Thanksgiving “Fast Before the Feast” initiated by the Zero Fasting App, I just completed my second 72 hours fast and here is how it went. The reasons I got hooked up on fasting are numerous: It promotes health, I can stick easily to my optimal weight and I gain time and productivity throughout the day. This is why, in early July 2019, I decided that over the next 12 months period, I would self-experiment and do a 3 day fast every three months. I felt Supreme clarity of thought, Zero hunger, Deep Sleep Every Night, and a high level of productivity at work. I eat anything I want. It was hard to fall asleep, but then the night was restful. The hero instinct: What it taught a 39 y/o single man. Human growth hormone and autophagy restore you. Once you’ve consulted a medical professional about your suitability for a 3 day fast, start working on a plan that will help you to get your body ready for the shock you’re about to put it through. After 72 hours without food, it was time to eat! What I really liked about this experience is that it gave me time to reflect on many things. I think it is very important that you’re used to some form of fasting before you start any fast longer than 24h since your body needs to be used to restricted time eating and manage to cope with the hunger. Today I have started my first 72 hr fast . The same goes for all types of processed and fried foods, dairy products, and meat. However, by the afternoon (about 20 hours in), I started to feel exhausted. 1. I strongly believe in benefits of fasting, but going on fast for nearly 48 hours one would start questioning ones sanity! Here’s what happened during my 3 day water fast: This was the easiest part of the fast. It’s worth noting that I’m feeling an incredible amount of elation and clarity. As always I trained in the morning but I noticed more hunger than usual. OnSite Safe conducts drive-up testing in Van Nuys , using saliva samples. As I mentioned, I fast between 18 and 20 hours per day on average. The most challenging aspect of a 3 day fast is actually breaking the fast at the end (more on that later). One common method is to stop after dinner on the first day and begin eating again at … At this moment, the hard part is making your body understand that this hunger is not going to be fixed with food anytime soon. While doing the fast, I made the commitment to explore relationships with people who will inspire me to grow. Article and video on the experience coming soon on @ideapods. I only got some intermittent sleep, and in the morning my heart rate wouldn’t slow down. The 72-hour water fast claims to clear your mind, detox your system, improve immunity, and emotionally cleanse your system. Often our behaviors have a very physiological basis so it’s important to feel compassion for others and not be so quick to judge them. What slows down autophagy? I went home to relax and slow down. I’m 63 hours in my first 72-hour fast and I feel wonderful! Additionally, here is a Ted Talk on the benefits of intermittent fasting. The most difficult part was from 20–28 hours, before I went to bed the second night. For example, significant autophagy may start after 20 hours in people who usually live on a low-carb diet, while people who routinely consume a lot of calories (especially from carbohydrate) may need 48 to 72 hours of fasting. Most of the time when you’re hungry and you want to overcome the hunger just wait and let the wave pass. I used to drink caffeinated drinks, and each time I quit, I would get a horrible headache that lasted 3 days. I also feel weak and a little hungry but not a huge appetite for food. The first day was not really different from any other day of time-restricted eating. What is wrong with people? “And the good news is that the body got rid of the parts of the system that might be damaged or old, the inefficient parts, during the fasting. I agree with the nothing but water comment. Listen to Your Body. It’s effectively a form of cellular cleansing. Eating. I knew that after not having eaten for 3 days I had to reintroduce food slowly so as to not shock my body. A supervised fast is the most reliable diagnostic test for the evaluation of fasting hypoglycemia. During the rest of the day, the hunger was manageable and the productivity was acceptable: I am not going to pretend that I felt awesome during the whole day, but you can get stuff done. It needed almost a week for my appetite to get back to normal. Before getting to this, here’s how you break the fast. But on the other side, there are probably millions of people that greatly benefited from fasting. 1 hour from finishing: ready to be done and eat! The results were amazing - dropped 4 kilos, got leaner, felt leaner, improved mood and focus, glowing skin and eyes, calmness and it just felt like my energy vibrated differently (in a good way). Thank you for sharing your experience. Prolonged fasting may mitigate the harmful effects of chemotherapy. Overall, I would highly recommend the 3 day water fast. I managed to get a little bit of work done in the afternoon. Overall, my 3 day water fast isn’t an experience I want to go through again. I feel like I’ve got the energy to make changes in my business and also my own life. I managed to get some work done at my usual pace. The cost is $164 for results by midnight two days after your test, or $188.75 for results by midnight the following day. For the first 3 days, I experienced decreasing levels of hunger, and the occasional headache that I attribute to my brain whining for the daily caffeine that it was no longer receiving. I had the feeling that no amount of food was enough. More extended fasts (48hours and above) expose our body cells to stress which triggers the process of autophagy. Yesterday, I finished a 3 day water fast (72 hour fast). Thank you for sharing your experience! It helped with my chocolate and caffeine addiction. I also reflected on the teachings of Rudá Iandê in our masterclass on love and intimacy. Before I share my personal experience and what I got wrong (and how you can prevent it), I’ll explain what a 3 day water fast is, how to prepare for it, and the benefits of a 72 hour fast. You are not recovering from an illness when you stop fasting. To skip the science and further information on a 3 day fast, click here. I had a stronger temper and got frustrated more easily. You will see that hunger can disappear without food. In theory, a 48-hour fast is simple — you merely give yourself a full, two-day break from eating. Your body is always in a state of autophagy, but it will accelerate the process after 12 hours of fasting. If you’re going to do the 3 day water fast, please go through a preparation period, reducing your reliance on anything you’re addicted to. This way, by doing a shorter fast, you can get an understanding of how your body might respond to fasting. I would do a 24-hour fast and then continue with your intermittent fasting. I didn’t experience hunger pains at all. Those who participated in the 20-hour fast ate whatever they wanted between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and for those who were assigned the 18-hour fast were allowed to eat until 7:00 p.m. Usually, I have two double-espressos per day. Then when you re-feed, the blood cells come back. I can see your reasoning for fasting. The one caveat that I may suggest, (which was suggested by both my doctor and pharmacist) is that I took a double-dose of Centrum Silver multi-vitamin every day, as there are certain vitamins and minerals that your body needs to take the maximum advantage of a water fast. They need time to readjust. I do not drink much caffeine, I have decaf tea and occasional black tea. In general, I’m feeling pretty good and know how to enter the flow state periodically throughout the day. It should be safe for the majority of adults, but if you’re thinking of fasting for longer than 24 hours, please consult a medical professional. Things got easier (but not easy) around 40 hours into the fast. Cells are meant to die, and autophagy accelerates the process. After a month of practicing the 24 hours fast protocol outlined above, I will usually recommend trying one 36 h fast before the next step. The food felt fine in my gut, but my headache was still brutal. By the third day I felt light headed. I’ll write how mine went when it’s over. These are the best foods for breaking a fast. Finally, 3 to 4 days before the fast make sure you shift your diet to blended food and boiled vegetables only. AFTER 72 hours had passed by, all of that ended. The next morning, I wasn’t as refreshed from my night of sleep as the day before. I had to wake up early and it was really challenging to find energy. Only after all of this My daughter told me about intermittent fasting. The 72-hour mark is truly the END of the unpleasant preparation for the Real results can begin. I discovered fasting after a heartbreak not being able to eat.. or eating very little once a day.. noticed the weight depleting. ... and possibly even better than before. You can still have meat and dairy, but it’s advisable to reduce their intake. People either fully agree with something and deny other points of view or they fully disagree and call it fake and thus deny other points of view. I just started my 3 day water fast. A water fast is a fast where you only have water. I am pretty good at dealing with hunger, but when I start to eat, I am really bad at controlling myself. Fasting has recently gained popularity as a form of dieting. @justinbrown First off, glad that you survived Very useful tips that should be considered before fasting! I will do it again in the future. The only drag on my daily life was a lower level of energy, so I avoided any Gym exercise during this time. Today, I finished a 3 day (72 hr) fast, and it was an interesting experience to say the least. I supplemented again with Magnesium before going to sleep. Stage one lasts for the first couple of days of the fast or about 12-48 hours from your last … In my opinion, however, 72 hours is probably too long as you’ll need nutrient-intake to preserve your strength. For me, spirituality is about a deeper reflection on who I am and the relationship I have with my body, consciousness, and instinct. My stomach definitely felt flatter and less bloated after the fast. I did not prepare properly and it has been very difficult. Fasting for 48 hours is hard but manageable. With a few hours left to fast, I already started imagining myself eating again and that was what kept me going…. Fasting for 72 Hours Can Reset Your Entire Immune System. I did a trial 24-hour fast a couple weeks ago and decided to go full bore. It was concerning. It felt like I was purging so much from the body. Spiritual teachers preach it. My last water fast was for 11 days and 11 hours (275 hours total). That is the way to get the main benefits from fasting. I would recommend starting out with a 12-hour fast and working up to a 24-hour fast and once you've got that down I would recommend. In total, at the end of my 11 1/2 day water fast, i had lost 12 lbs. Ketosis is the process of burning fat directly from fat tissue. I followed this to the letter, and it was my downfall. “When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle a lot of the immune cells that are not needed, especially those that may be damaged,” Longo said. Throughout history, people have undertaken fasts for spiritual or religious reasons. Not eating breakfast was super easy for me, and as I continued to research about the benefits of fasting, I decided to extend my fast to 20h per day (check this article). The morning of my forth day, I ate a protein bar with vitals and minerals. I also used distilled water, and took nothing else. You also need protein, which helps build and repair tissue. I will try to learn more about that during the next fast. When you cut food out of your life for a few days, the first thing that becomes obvious is how lucky you are. 72 Hours for Regeneration. It’s achieved through the production of “ketone bodies” to metabolize the fat. I’ve learned that I have a coffee addiction. This decision nearly destroyed me. Costs range from $499 for results in 48-72 hours to $899 for results in 12-24 hours. I started with some berries, fruits and a few veggies. In fact by the 3rd day in the evening, I started getting a lot of achiness, so I took a couple of these pills and within 15 mins, felt much better. How do I feel after completing a 3 day water fast? I was pretty excited about this, but the excitement was short-lived. That is not just a coincidence especially given the fact that science backs it with evidence. This made me understand that for 48h+ fasting, it would really be better for me to create a full fasting protocol composed of: Without a proper fasting protocol, people with a tendency to overeat, like me, and that can consume substantial amounts of food, can really go overboard after the fast is ended and struggle to get back in track. But I had a headache and felt dizzy after one hour. It takes anywhere from 48 hours to one week to enter ketosis, according to Dr. Anthony Gustin at Perfect Keto. Three things popped up in my mind as I was reading. A post shared by Justin Brown (@justinrbrown) on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:22am PDT. The first is that life without coffee isn’t worth living. For dinner I had a small meal with reduced calories. I appreciate that. After the water fast, you’ll be hungry. This insight also extends to the environments I put myself in. Join the Health Optimization and Lonvegity Community! The first insight came from reflecting on the relationships in my life. The 3-day fast only covers the initial startup period. First, I had some coconut water and two bananas. The participants’ proinflammatory cytokines were lowest during the third week of Ramadan. They really do make a big difference. At the 72 hour mark, I started to introduce food back into my diet. When fasting, autophagy starts after 20-24 hours on average.However, this starting point largely depends on your pre-fasting dietary habits. I considered stopping the fast right away. I really found that having a lot of fluids and staying hydrated made hunger easier to bear. Great post! But first, let’s go through how to prepare for a 3 day water fast. (If you want to learn more about getting started on a keto diet, check out our 28-Day Keto Challenge review). My normal go to was 18/6. There are numerous benefits to putting your body into a state of ketosis. There are many different fasting regimes and different benefits are associated with each one of them. I had a few insights during my 3 day water fast. This fast was better than the first one, but some things could still be improved. It consists of including a Ketogenic diet before and after your fast for a period that is equivalent to the fasting period (i.e. The reason for this is that starting your fast while you’re already in Ketosis is likely to help you with some of the side-effects. With an increased heart rate, my behavior changed. The 5th day I was back to a normal. Now that the 3 day water fast is behind me and I’m eating and having coffee again (reduced amounts), I have a new appreciation for myself and my body. My biggest challenge is mental clarity due to the headache. What’s the point of life when it can be so easily taken away? “What we started noticing in both our human work and animal work is that the white blood cell count goes down with prolonged fasting. My energy level was better on the 3rd day, and the thing that helped me the most was to take electrolyte pills each day. Throughout history, people have undertaken fasts for spiritual or religious reasons. It shows you how important minerals are, and not having enough can create problems. I thought it would progressively get harder and I thought I would be much more tired than I was. The second day I woke up not feeling hungry at all. I needed to have that coffee to signal to the body that it was time to purge. After reading about other people’s experiences, I expected it to be easy. According to Dr. Tallis Barker, a holistic consultant, our bodies have two methods of metabolization. I ate it slowly over the course of two hours. But when you break a fast, what do you eat? I started the day with a coffee and Magnesium. Even the idea of 16-hour intermittent fasting seemed a little crazy to my hAngry mind, so I started there. I did my first one in July, and it was not easy. Justin, it seems the headache you experienced may have been caused, at least partially, by caffeine withdrawal. The link between fasting and inflammation was examined by researchers and reported in Nutrition Research. For many years I’ve had mild insomnia. For lunch I had soup. To overcome it I took a bouillon cube (also important for the Sodium intake during periods of fasting) and I drank herbal infusions. Over almost 3 years ago I started my fasting journey by doing a 16 hour daily fast. The appreciable thing was that it was easier for me to fall asleep that day, maybe because I was more tired than usual, and the night was also good. It was an incredible experience. In the contemporary age, water fasting is becoming more popular in the natural health and wellness movements, as well as amongst biohackers. However, it’s important to note that there are considerable risks as well. It’s the body’s mechanism of getting rid of all of its broken down, old cell machinery (organelles, proteins, and cell membranes) when it no longer has the energy to maintain it. If, for … First, I noticed that my hunger increased substantially after the fast. It was quite an incredible experience. It’s been more than a week that I completed the fast, and I can now draw my conclusion on what needs improvement for the next time. The Lesser-Talked About Benefit of Minimalism: Constraints, What Life Feels Like When You Choose Not to Document It, The Only Diet You’ll Ever Need to Get the Results You Crave, How the Danish Concept of Hygge Can Help Increase Your Happiness. So, if your appointment is at 8 a.m. and you're told to fast for 8 hours, only water is okay after midnight. Thank you. The side effects are part of the game of self-experimentation and of the pursuit of self-knowledge. You should consult a medical professional first, especially if you have pre-existing health problems. Soon, I found myself going 24-hours, sometimes by accident. However, the reality is that I feel fantastic. Most people do a 3 day fast where they have some diluted fruit and vegetable juices, in combination with lemon water spiced with cayenne pepper for an enhanced cleansing effect. It causes feelings of euphoria and cognitive focus, increases insulin resistance, and improves mitochondrial efficiency. But as pointed out by Peter Attia (health and longevity expert) we know how potent fasting can be, but we still don’t know what is the optimal dosage of it. In adversity, you create deep connections between your mind and your body, and you learn to be extremely grateful for the simple things you have. I don’t know if it was linked to the fast or if it was just because of a general lack of energy caused by something else. In any case, this was the day I was breaking my fast. How to Stick to Your Fitness Habits the Easy Way, According to Science, Why I Rarely Practice Yoga Even Though I Say I Love It. Are you interested in living a long and healthy life? Day 1: After I finished 24 hours I felt like I had the flu, sweating, body aches, severe headache. Day 2: difficulty thinking, added electrolytes and felt slightly better. But I so relate with the Coffee part. Beta hydroxybutyrate (BHB) is the most common ketone and it is often packaged with MCT powder, which can be filled with calories and knock you out of fasting. The rest of the day went perfectly fine, and the real hunger started 20 hours into the fast. I need to be honest with you. At times, I was feeling quite weak and had a terrible headache. Not having any food while also depriving the body of coffee only made the situation worse. Then I went to meet my brother for a coffee. It was concerning. I’m going on 48 hours in my second extended fast and was searching online for motivation to keep me going and remainders why I’m doing it! Again I had a headache and took another bouillon cube. Are you addicted to certain types of foods or stimulants? Almost finished…! 24 hrs into it. To be honest, fasting for 3 days was brutal. The 72 Hour Water Fast Challenge - I recently had a 5 day all you can eat/drink 4th of July vacation and gained 20lbs! Fasting for forty-eight hours is an adequate time for rest, cleansing, and just enough time for the body to start burning fat – and it's also a great warm-up round for a longer fasting challenge. There are significant health benefits to a 3 day water fast. Let me know in the comments below. Ultimately, I ended up experiencing significant fasting benefits from my 3 day fast. My experience with a 3 day fast: the good, the bad and the improvable. Before the fast, I tried to make my meals extra healthy and to eat a little bit fewer carbs. 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