4 Supplements to Best Support Intermittent Fasting
Clean Eating|Winter 2021/2022
A well-planned intermittent fasting regimen should provide all the vitamins, minerals and other components of a balanced diet, but if your normal eating patterns are less than ideal, you may be missing key nutrients. And if you're just starting, hunger and cravings can overcome even your best intentions. Here are four supplements that can help fill in nutritional gaps, balance blood sugar, blunt appetite and make not eating easier.

1. Multivitamins with minerals.

If you're eating a balanced whole food diet during your feasting windows, you should (theoretically) get all the nutrients you need. But if you're vegan, avoid certain foods or have dietary restrictions, a well formulated multi can fill in the gaps. Take multis with food; fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) require fat for proper absorption, and some vitamins and minerals can cause nausea if they're taken on an empty stomach.

2. Probiotics.

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