39. Listener Q: Is a 3-Day Water Fast Good for PKD? + FAQ's

Listener Q Episode + FAQs 

Q: "I occasionally fast but am considering doing a long fast, like the 3-day water fast that was done in the study.  What do you think of extended fasting?  Is it good for PKD?"

A: Tune in and find out:

  • If there are benefits for PKD with an extended water fast
  • The PKD Dietitians' thoughts on if you should try a water fast
  • FAQs on whether you should do keto
  • FAQs on how much fluid you should drink
  • If labs are a good marker of sodium intake
  • PLUS ways to work with the PKD Dietitian



Episode 14: How I Became The PKD Dietitian

Episode 19: Ketogenic Diets: Are They Good for PKD?

Episode 34: KETO-ADPKD: What Were The Study's Results?

Blog: What is a Good Fluid Goal for Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Info: PKD Nutrition Academy



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