water fast

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water fast

A strict elimination fast in which the dieter ingests only water.
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Sabatino adds that water fasting can also spark changes that you can't see.
In this article, fasting refers to water fasting, the taking of water and other noncaloric beverages such as unsweetened tea or coffee.
Leading nutritionists and detoxification experts agree that fresh vegetable and fruit juice cleansing is superior to water fasting. And some claim that water fasting can be dangerous because it releases deeply buried pollutants and chemicals too rapidly, re-poisoning your body as the chemicals move through the bloodstream all at once.