Fasting Q&A: Pre and Probiotics, CGMs, Hormonal Tests, and Fat Fasting vs Extended Fasting

In this Fasting Q&A episode, Megan and Nadia answer your fasting questions:

1. Can we take prebiotics and probiotics during extended fasting? [03:07]

2. I’m going to Europe for a few weeks - Italy and France - and want to buy a CGM machine which I know you can get at most pharmacies. Is there a specific brand or type of machine that you recommend? [05:39]

3. Are there any other tests that can be beneficial for women? I’ve been having a lot of problems with my hormones (specifically a low level of testosterone) and I’m tired of going to doctors who seem to do tests and tell me things are, “OK,” without cross referencing hormone levels or taking other tests into consideration. I’m at the point where I want to become my own “doctor” as far as monitoring my glucose and hormone levels. [15:57]

4. Should you fat fast or do extended fasting before holiday events? [23:15]

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