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Will CBD interfere with intermittent fasting?

Do you feel your best while intermittent fasting? Or, are you thinking of incorporating intermittent fasting into your health or weight loss goals? Good news! Applied Botanics CBD Oil will not break your fast. In fact, taking CBD oil can help reduce inflammation in coordination with intermittent fasting. 

Intermittent fasting benefits

Intermittent fasting is essentially an eating schedule that allows your body to use fat for energy during the fasted state. Everyone’s eating window looks different depending on their lifestyle but usually there is an eight hour eating period followed by a 16 hour fasting period. Some of the benefits of intermittent fasting are:

  • Weight loss
  • Mental clarity
  • Heightened antioxidant production
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Reduced hunger cravings
  • Heightened antioxidant production

While intermittent fasting limits your caloric intake there are several things that you can consume during your fasting period, such as black coffee, water, tea and CBD oil. Since CBD oil is an oil and characterized as a fat it will not break your fast or bring you out of ketosis. This is only true if the CBD oil you are taking doesn’t have added sugars or carbs. At Applied Botanics, our line of CBD oil doesn’t contain added sugars or carbs and will not break your fast. However, be cautious because CBD gummies or foods may break your fast. Do your research to insure the best CBD for your lifestyle. 

CBD and fasting

You will not have to sacrifice your fast in order to get an amazing night’s sleep with our Tranquility CBD oil or cut your fast to relieve pain after an evening run with Recovery CBD oil! Even better, CBD also helps to reduce inflammation aiding in your intermittent fasting goals. 

According to CBD Clinical Trials, CBD oil make help someone stick to an intermittent or fasting schedule. In a 2008 study by PLOS One Journal showed that CBD can inhibit part of the brain that deals with appetite.

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