Can I Drink Water If I'M Fasting for Blood Work?

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Fasting basically means eating or drinking nothing except water. You only need plain water, without any additional vitamins, flavouring or carbonation, in order to achieve the right electrolyte and fluid balance in your blood chemistry.
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