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How does fasting work? Will fasting help clear my digestive system?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Not really
Fasting will not clear your digestive system. It will empty at it's own rate.
If you fast long enough it may empty somewhat but your metabolism will slow and eventually your body will begin to consume your muscular tissue for energy.

In brief: Not really
Fasting will not clear your digestive system. It will empty at it's own rate.
If you fast long enough it may empty somewhat but your metabolism will slow and eventually your body will begin to consume your muscular tissue for energy.
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