Advanced Digestive Formula

What to do if I'm experiencing digestive issues after breaking a prolonged fast?

Digestive issues you could experience after breaking a prolonged fast:

• Diarrhea 

• Loose stool 

• Gas 

• Abdominal pain 

• Bloating 

• Nausea 

This could happen because, basically, your digestive system has gone to sleep, and it hasn’t woken up yet. You don’t want to eat a large meal after a long fast because you will overload your system. You need to start small. 

If you’ve done a fast for 48-72+ hours, the best thing to do would be to start with some cooked vegetables and broth. Then you would want to wait for two hours and then consume 3 oz. of protein that’s easy to digest, like fish, chicken, or an egg. You could also do a small amount of avocado. 

Foods to avoid after a long fast:

• Nuts and nut butters

• Red meat 

• Raw cruciferous vegetables 

• Dairy products 

Dr. Berg's Guidelines for Prolonged Fasting.docx.

Dr. Berg Nutritionals staff, including Dr. Berg Advisors, do not encourage prolonged fasting. We are not healthcare professionals equipped with the tests and facilities to perform the necessary monitoring during a prolonged fast, nor do we have an individual's medical health records. Dr. Berg Advisors provide this document based on Dr. Berg's education for informational purposes only to those already on a prolonged fast or independently choosing to do one.

Always consult with your healthcare provider before starting a prolonged fast.  If you're considering prolonged fasting, discussing the benefits and risks with your healthcare provider is essential.

Last updated: May 02, 2024 19:52 PM