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Diane's right. Also, fasting is much easier if you don't give your body any calories at all. If you tease yourself with food, hunger comes on strong. My alternative is to work out a bit when I would otherwise be eating. That kick-starts gluconeogenesis, bumps metabolism back up, and always takes care of my hunger pangs.
I also do cream with my coffee. It doesn't really seem to make a difference with reguard to hunger. The clock seems to have the most affect. Noon=lunch.
There have been studies that very low calorie days have very similar of not the same benefit as complete fast days. I figure that I'm getting 90-99% of the benefit of a zero calorie fast with the cream in the coffee.
@ChristineCrain - also, keep in mind fasting isn't necessarily about weight loss or hunger for some people. There are many repairitive processes that are happening with the absence of calories during periods of fasting.