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Old 03-17-2007, 05:38 AM   #1
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Fasting - whilst on medication?

I've been researching fasts and am thinking about starting soon. There's just one question i can't seem to find an answer to. That is, can i fast (veg&fruit juice and water) while still taking medication? Im currently on birth control and I would much rather continue taking it.
Anyone with some information on this please let me know, thanks.

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Old 03-17-2007, 06:26 AM   #2
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Re: Fasting - whilst on medication?

I don't think the birth control pills will be affected by what you eat.

Why do you call eating vegetables and fruit juice a FAST? Most people refer to it as a vegan diet.

A real fast consists of WATER alone.

Old 03-17-2007, 06:52 PM   #3
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Re: Fasting - whilst on medication?

I meant veg juice & fruit juice & water. No solid foods. Like i said ive researched it and there is such a thing as juice fasting. You can also alternat between juice and water.
thanks for your answer.

Old 03-21-2007, 09:53 AM   #4
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Re: Fasting - whilst on medication?

Fasting (or juice fasting) will not interfere with BC pills. Some medications may interfere with BC, though.
As far as fasting goes, it's not a bad idea but should be limited to one day day, no more than once or twice a month. It gives your digestive system a break.

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