Fasting: What to eat and not eat when breaking

Fasting is a way of intimating the body to make use of available nutrient in the body during a period of deprivation. Fasting could be of religious observances or a natural routine to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. Intermittent fasting has been shown to lower insulin and blood glucose levels, promote longevity, and help manage weight. Exactly how long someone chooses to fast each day varies from person to person.

This article will focus on what to eat and not eat when you want to break your fast.


What to eat:

When breaking your fast, it us very important to consider eating a source of nutrients that are easy to digest Digestible vegetables include asparagus, cucumbers, zucchini, and cooked carrots—to name a few. When it comes to protein, both animal-based and plant-based sources can be beneficial.

Interestingly, quality is very important when choosing the source of protein you need during the break of your fast; Since protein are important for tissue repair and regeneration, it is important you choose a good source of protein, also for your gut health, it is much more important you choose a plant based protein.


What not to eat?

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Sugar based food substances can be avoided or consume in just little amount. Carbonated drink should be removed off the list of what you can break your fast with as they can cause bloating, bowel disturbances and abdominal comfort.

Highly spiced food or snacks should be avoided as they can be an avenue for stomach inflammation.

A lifestyle routine that also make your fasting effective is chosing a comfortable fasting interval.

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