Fasting Salts Capsules: Do you need this product?
This product can help if you:
- Planning an extended water fast of over 72 hours
- Don’t like the taste of salt water
Product Reviews for Fasting Salts Powder
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Keeping up these essential electrolytes during as prolonged water fast is a great way to keep topping your body up of these ingredients. It definitely got me through the bad days when I have keto flu. The taste is quite harsh to start with but as recommended, try using half doses so you can get used to it. Despite the strong salty taste, it’s a welcoming taste when I’m only consuming water throughout the day. Product arrived quickly and delivers exactly what it’s supposed to, no issues!!
Good product, especially if you are watching your electrolytes. I am using this for keto once a day and most of my symptoms have disappeared. It is very salty but I don’t mind that so much. I’m not sure how long this will last me just yet, so for now, I will not give full marks for value for money, but will definitely return to update if my opinion changes.
It tastes terrible. Its not meant to taste nice, but it does a fantastic job of stabilizing your electrolyte levels while fasting. No headaches or fatigue anymore during my 48 hour fasts. Best way to take this is to mix with a litre of ice cold water, and some squeezed lemon juice. It makes the salty taste a lot more bearable, and the lemon juice doesn’t break your fast. On the tub it recommends mixing one scoop with 500ml but that is way too salty for me.
Fasting Salts capsules: Full Supplement Facts
Pack quantity: 120 capsules
- 5-10 maximum daily servings if used for Extended Fasting (daily serving 12 to 24 capsules)
- 40 to 120 daily servings if used for Intermittent Fasting or Keto (recommended daily serving 1 to 3 capsules)
6 capsules are equivalent to 1 scoop of Fasting Salts powder
Fasting Salts – Ingredients
|Per 3 capsules||%
Nutrient Reference Value
|Sodium (as sodium chloride)|
|Potassium (as potassium chloride)|
|Magnesium (as magnesium citrate)|
Other ingredients: HPMC capsule shell, flow agents: magnesium stearate, dicalcium phosphate (both these ingredients are electrolyte salts as well and will not interfere with your autophagy or ketosis in any way).
Official government guidelines for recommended daily intake of vitamins and minerals vary by country. This table shows percentage values according to the recommended amounts in the European Union and in the USA.
Fasting Salts capsules ingredients as list
Per 3 capsules, Active ingredients: Sodium (as sodium chloride) 655mg – 33% NRV, Potassium (as potassium chloride) 297mg – 15% NRV, Magnesium (as magnesium citrate) 38mg – 10% NRV. Other ingredients: HPMC capsule shell, magnesium stearate, dicalcium phosphate.
This product is completely free from all additives and flavourings. Also free from Sulphur Dioxide or Sulphite, GMO materials and irradiated materials.
Fasting Salts nutritional content
Zero calories, zero carbohydrates, zero protein, zero fat
Fasting Salts Capsules – How to take
For Extended Fasting: Take several servings of 3 to 6 capsules throughout the day, with plenty of water (at least one 500ml glass). Do not take more than 6 capsules at a time. Absolute daily maximum for EF is 24 capsules per day.
For Intermittent Fasting: Take 2-3 capsules with a large glass of water during your fasting window.
For Keto: Take 1-2 capsules with a large glass of water if you feel the symptoms of electrolyte deficiency such as headaches, fatigue and muscle cramps. Do not take together with meals – ideally, wait for at least a few hours after eating.
IMPORTANT: Do not take without water – drink a large glass of water after taking the capsules. The product is highly concentrated and may cause digestive upset if taken without water. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Fasting Salts – Warnings
Do not take this product if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or likely to become pregnant. If you are taking any medications, are under medical supervision, or suffer from any food allergies, consult a doctor before use. This product is not suitable for anyone under 18 years of age. Close tightly and keep out of sight and reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if seal is broken or missing.
Discontinue use and consult a doctor immediately if any adverse reactions occur, or in case of accidental overdose.
EXTENDED FASTING WARNING
Extended fasting for longer than 72 hours requires medical supervision. Discuss your fast plans with your doctor including usage of this supplement. Stop your fast immediately if you feel unwell at any point.
Fasting Salts: Frequently Asked Questions
Almost. We had to make two minor tweaks to this formulation for the capsules version:
1) Slightly reduced the amount of potassium due to FDA requirements for electrolyte capsule products (99mg max per capsule)
2) Added a tiny amount (50mg total) of magnesium stearate and dicalcium phosphate as flow agents to enable machine encapsulation. Both are also electrolyte salts and will not interfere with your autophagy or ketosis.
The answer is yes – because that’s the case for ALL electrolyte supplements during fasting.
Your digestive system is extremely sensitive during your fast. So even standard table salt can potentially cause digestive upset.
If that happens, try reducing the dosage.
IMPORTANT: Always drink at least one large glass of water when you take the capsules.
And if you feel this supplement is not working out for you, please contact us and get a full refund under our 60-day money back guarantee.
Electrolyte ratios in our Fasting Salts reflect the recommendations of leading experts on fasting, as well as best practices developed by online fasting communities.
The commonly recommended daily quantities for extended fasting fall within the following ranges:
We wanted to design a product without any fillers, bulkers or other junk. The only way to do that was to use Sodium as a base. We also had to stay well within the safe upper limits for supplementation.
We came up with the following formulation:
These quantities fit recommendations regarding electrolyte supplementation for fasting, as well as safety regulations – plus enables us to achieve our aim of a filler-free powder.
This product is designed for Extended Fasting. Many of our customers do occasional EF, then revert to IF and/or Keto as their default way of eating.
So if you have some product left after your extended fast, you can continue using it in smaller dosages to support IF or Keto.
If you don’t practice extended fasting at all, you can get a less concentrated product with lower sodium content. Please check out our Keto Electrolytes capsules.
24 capsules per day is the maximum upper limit per day for Extended Fasting. Most people take less than that.
For IF/Keto, the dosage is much smaller, up to 3 capsules per day.
We are all different. Your exact electrolyte requirements depend on your genetics, lifestyle, electrolyte content of your drinking water and many other factors.
That’s why we provide the guideline dosage as a range. You can find your own optimal level within that range based on how you feel.
Magnesium citrate is one of the preferred options for electrolyte supplementation within the fasting community. It is recommended by many experts and support groups.
For us, it was the optimal choice based on its bioavailability, shelf life, ratio strength and water solubility.
Some people have concerns about the laxative effects of magnesium citrate. It’s true that it is sometimes used for this purpose, but typically in higher dosages.
Nutritional Reference Values (NRVs) – and Daily Values (DVs) in the USA – were developed for a “standard” Western diet. They are extremely generic even for that purpose, implying that “one size fits all” nutritionally.
When applied to alternative ways of eating like Keto and fasting, they are completely off. For example, many vitamins and minerals are used for digesting and metabolising macronutrients – not required when you fast.
It’s a legal requirement to include NRV information on supplement labels. But they are not really very meaningful when applied to fasting or Keto.
- Free from junk additives and flavourings
- Top-quality source ingredients
- Compliant with EU and US FDA regulations
- Manufactured in a GMP-certified facility
- Made in the UK
Risk-Free 60-Day Money Back Guarantee
If you are unhappy with your supplement product for any reason whatsoever, simply return it to us within 60 days for a full refund.
It’s ok to return even if you have already taken most of the capsules – or even all of them.
We recommend trying supplements for at least 7 days to feel the benefits – but it’s completely up to you.
We will issue a full refund in all cases – no questions asked. It’s simple!