Back Clinic Fasting Functional Medicine Team. Fasting is the abstinence or reduction from some or all meals, drinks, or both for a period of time.
Ex: a person is believed to be fasting after 8-12 hours have elapsed since their last meal.
Metabolic changes from the fast state start after absorption of a meal, usually 3-5 hours after eating.
Types of Fasts:
Diagnostic tests are available to determine a fast state.
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