My 7-Day Water Fast Experience

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

Photo by manu schwendener on Unsplash

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

Photo by Sarah Dorweiler on Unsplash

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

Day 2:

Day 3:

Day 4:

Day 5:

Day 6:

Day 7:

Final Thoughts

Photo by Martino Pietropoli on Unsplash

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

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store