My 7-Day Water Fast Experience

Why I loved — and hated — not eating for a week

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What is Water-Fasting?

Why Water-Fast?

1. Fasting Promotes Autophagy

2. Fasting May Decrease Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Cancer

3. Fasting leads to weight loss

4. Fasting promotes brain health

5. Fasting improves auto-immune disorders

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Why Did I Decide to Fast?

My Experience: No Food or Drink for 7 Days

The Logistics

The Bad Parts

The Good Parts

Day by Day Breakdown

Day 1

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Day 7:

Final Thoughts

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Documenting insights about humanity, culture, and design. // Self-experimenter, UX Designer @ Google.

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