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9 Ways to Stave Off Hunger When Fasting

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Drink plenty of water.

The simplest, easiest, and healthiest method to stave off hunger while fasting is to consume adequate amounts of fluid, especially water. Much of the time, hunger is actually thirst — so you should reach for some water. In fact, filling up on good, clean water will be your number one weapon to combat hunger.

Although the recommended amount of water is eight glasses (or 64 ounces) per day, Americans fall far short of this amount, drinking only two-and-a-half glasses (or 20 ounces) per day, which is 58 gallons of water, on average, a year.

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