Coffee and amino acids effect on fasting | Rhonda Patrick

Parent Episode: Fasting Q&A with Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Mike Maser

Time-restricted eating, a form of fasting that limits the period during which a person eats to a 12- to 16-hour window, capitalizes on the benefits associated with both fasting and optimization of the body's circadian biology. The eating window begins when the person consumes their first bite or drink of caloric food or drink. Although some evidence suggests that consumption of black coffee might be permissible (and even beneficial) during fasting, consumption of amino acids will likely negate any of the beneficial effects associated with the practice. In this clip, Dr. Rhonda Patrick discusses the pros and cons of consuming black coffee and amino acids during fasting.

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