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If you starve yourself for seven days and your BMI is healthy how much weight do you lose?
I did it actually just this week so far ive lost 13 pounds pretty cool huh? i dont suggest doing it though because when you eat again i heard you gain it all baack i did eat but i only ate a few things and made myself throw up again dont do this not reccomended just telling what happened in my experioece
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* I hope this is only a hypothetical question. If it's not, hold onto your chair while I try to blast you off of it. Your body still thinks it's in the Stone Age. A ca…veman. Starvation means only one thing to your body: famine. No food. Your body's need is to survive. Your muscles are eaten (yes, eaten - catabolized) by your body in attempt to not only get energy, but to utterly shut down your metabolism. A high metabolism becomes a risk to the famine-struck caveman or cave woman. Your body fat stores, on the other hand, are left largely untouched, especially if you're just doing this stupid trick for a week. You, on the other hand, have a 21st century brain. It's thinking proms, it's thinking dates. It wishes that it could burn the fat off your body, but in destroying your metabolism you absolutely guarantee that you will burn less fat than ever before. Since you're going to be alive for another 50 years, maybe, not for seven days. You keep shooting your metabolism every time you get a new and dangerous idea, and you'll be in poor health by the time you are 40. * I was anorexic, bulimic you name it. I used these tricks. My hair got really thin, my skin got greasy, I stunted my growth and became gauntly. I started to pass out after not eating and realized I was not losing fat but muscle. People spread stuff about me online, family members even talked about me behind my back. The only way to lose weight is healthy eating cutting down on bread and exercising 30 min a day. I'm actually more fit now not just bones and excess skin you need muscle to hold up your toned stomach. And if you must know I was 115lbs during my abuse. Now I'm 5'5 109 by just being healthy. * Your body will store the fat and hold onto it if you starve yourself. It is unhealthy to do that anyway. For some reason, too many people think starving is the easy way to lose weight. Those who starve, purge, and do other unhealthy things to lose weight and look sickly and malnourished. Take your multi vitamins, eat better food, drink more water, and start walking every day and then increase to jogging, running, or aerobics (whatever you can enjoy). * Approximately 10 - 12 lbs. which is generally water weight and therefore you are dehydrated and this can do damage to your kidney and liver. Starving yourself makes you lose 0 weight! Watch what you eat, drink 8 glasses of water a day and exercise. There is no magic pill (of yeah, they work for a bit, but then what is this tiny pill doing to your body and when you go off the pill you put on even more weight.) It's a fact that yo-yo dieting will lead to heart, livery, kidney, gall bladder diseases. Be smart, and eat right: 3 1/2 ounces of chicken, fish, red meat (you don't have to eat red meat) but you should have plenty of protein from beans, chicken, or the fish. Lots of veggies and the important ones are orange vegetables such as carrots, squash, and green leafy veggies (for fiber) which are broccoli, spinach, brussel sprouts, and asparagus is excellent as well. Lots of fruit. Dairy products such as eggs (good protein as well as cheeses) and 1 - 2% milk. One does not have to spend a fortune at a gym and can exercise by going "fast walking", biking, swimming or jogging. * Starving yourself is not the way to go. I lost seven pounds in a week just from not eating processed foods and eating a lot healthier. Now I'm exercising, eating right, and losing weight the healthy way. if you just starve yourself, your metabolism will go out the window and when you start eating again, you'll just put on more weight. * Fasting is not consuming any calories and slowing down in daily activity so that the body has the best opportunity to detox and heal itself naturally. (Think how you lose your appetite when seriously ill. Or how sick animals will automatically cease eating until they are well again.) Starving, on the other hand, is not consuming calories and pushing your body to do strenuous activity. The activity uses the energy that would be allocated to healing if given the opportunity. Also, the body natural instinct to preserve itself turns on ("the survival mode") and it holds on to any and all energy reserves - fat. If the starvation was self imposed with a desire to lose weight, the person will probably be disappointed at the results. Now to the question at hand: a 200 lb, 5'5" female will lose about twice as much weight as a 150 lb, 5'5' woman would. The more fat you have, the faster it comes off. The 200 lb woman may lose 15-20 lbs in the first week. Whereas the 150 lb woman would lose 7-10 lbs in the first week. The more water that is consumed, the faster the fat comes off. It really speeds things up and aides in detoxifying during a fast. * Fasting is not an exact science: If one chooses to fast they should do so under the guidance of their doctor or Homeopathic doctor and fasting should never be tried on your own.
Answer Every person is different, but I can tell you that starving yourself will not help you lose weight. Your body will actually start to hold onto weight afte…r about 3 days of starving yourself and anything with fat that you put into your body will go straight for the fat reserves. Your body will think it is headed for hard times and that it will need all the fat it can take. So you would hurting your body more than anything, probably even gaining weight once you do decide to eat. Also, you could cause yourself a heart or brain problems from starving yourself. That is what happened to Terri Schiavo, her extreme dieting methods caused her brain damage. Be smart about weight loss, the simple method that works is to cut your calorie intake and start exercising. There is no easy way around it and especially if you want to lose weight and keep it off.
How much weight can you lose by starving yourself or limiting yourself to 500 calories a day for ten days?
Losing Weight(starvation or limitation?) Well, you should never starve yourself. Your body needs the foods nutrients. 500 calories a day won't make a difference…. Normally people intake at least 1000 calories a day. For 10 days, you may lose about 5 pounds if you do the limiting calories. If you starve for 10 days, you can lose about 20 pounds. I suggest you do not do so. If you want to lose weight, you should excercise and not eat fatty foods. A great suggestion is to try to eat all fruit for a week. If you do that, the results should be pleasing.
Answer All of it. Starvation can lead to death, even though many other people have survived going without food for 30 days. If you are desperate to lose …weight, start using your body. Go swimming as often as you can, ride your bicycle everywhere, dig ditches, climb hills, BURN CALORIES. Starving yourself can lead to permanent damage to your nervous system, major organs, and teeth. If you think that you will be more attractive if you lose a lot a of weight, remember that you will be so weak that you cannot walk, sit up, or carry out a conversation. And you are likely to end up in the hospital, which is not cheap. People used to be thin because they didn't eat every time they turned around, and they had to work hard to survive. Try carrying a one gallon bucket of water 100 yards. Now, imagine doing that 20 or 30 times a day, every day. Don't eat until you are stuffed, don't worry about cleaning your plate, eat slowly, and when you feel full, stop. If you eat too fast, your body does not have a chance to tell you that it is full before you have overfilled it. Avoid sugary treats and colas, fast food, and greasy chips. Peanut butter and jelly on whole wheat bread is a pretty good meal, along with some low-salt corn tortilla chips. Drink water with a meal, not milk, cola, or fruit juice.
from a doctor's piont of view. the first and second day you fast your body burn sugar. the third and any day after that is considered starving yourself. this why yes you will …lose 2 pounds a day of pure fat. but this can also cause problems after the 7 day of no food. it can even mean death. i recomend fasting for three days at the most. this pratice will bring the muscle in the body closer together. also, when starving yourself you can gain wieght too maybe because your body gets used to not eating much and it keeps the same food in your body and then once you eat more it adds on to what you already have in your stomach
Starvation is not the answer to achieving weight loss ... exercise is ... lots of exercise. Food is an essential to survival.
I'm sorry, but WikiAnswers is meant to be a place where questions are answered that are there to help or educate or assist a person. Suggesting a method of weight loss through… encouraging anorexia (a potentially fatal and life-endangering disease) would not be helping, but would be promoting this dangerous life style. *** You can lose as much as one pound per day if you starve yourself. However, most of that will be muscle, which is smaller than fat, and you will gain it back as fat as soon as you stop starving yourself.
In the short term, a lot. In the midterm, very little if any; as soon as you start eating, your body will just build itself back up again. See the related questions.
It varies from person to person. Some may lose a drastoc amount, while some may lose a couple to no pounds. A lot goes on with your body when you starve it, such as it actuall…y lowering your metabolism immensly(body stores all energy for fear of not getting more). I would NEVER recommend this to anyone, especially my clients because its unhealthy. Besides, as soon as you start eating again, your body just puts all the weight right back on, and sometimes more because it is not trained to burn the calories, and its confused. So just don't do it. Not really any upside to it.
You will lose weight, eventually but it is not right and u will eventually die and it will become an obsession with your diet. if u starve yourself you will become anorexic an…d go to a home to help you with it. you may have heart problems and die!! DONT DO IT!! I am though im fat!!
Nobody can know that for sure. In addition, we do not know your present weight. However, why would you choose to lose weight by staving yourself for 26 days. It is not a healt…hy or comfortable way to lose weight.
Well, first you lose whatever muscle you have, so you're REALLY flabby. Then, after awhile, you're body will slowy eat the fat until you die.
Starving yourself for a week will make you lose very little weight. Starving yourself just restricts you from getting the valuable nutrients that you need, and is not good for… you at all. Do not starve yourself.
well i starved my self for a week and only drunk water and i lost about 1 stone but starving dosent work. about 2 weeks after starving my self the weight just came back …on so just eat healthy and do some exersise everyday it will take a while befor you know your losein weight but you will be keeping it off not gainin it
Starving yourself will not make you lose weight. In fact, it will do the complete opposite. Your body will recognize that it's not getting enough food and will hang on to ev…ery single unused calorie that enters your body. The body increases and preserves fat stores when threatened with starvation, instead drawing energy from your muscles when necessary. You may actually gain weight from starvation, and you will certainly lose muscle mass--that's bad, because muscle burns calories THREE TIMES faster than fat. If you really want to lose weight, exercise is the answer. People look down on anorexia, but who's going to complain if you run ten or twenty miles a day? Also, exercise and lifting weights will increase your muscle mass, meaning you burn calories even faster. Eat salad with lean chicken (it's full of protein, which is necessary for muscle growth) after workouts to maximize the effects. Don't forget to drink lots of water, because dehydration combined with malnutrition is a quick route to the hospital, where you'll quickly be denounced as an anorexic and thrown into the mental ward. Good luck!
A average human body uses around 2000 kCal per day. A pound of fat contains 3500 calories. If your body maintains its metabolism, on average you should lose 4/7 of a pound eve…ry day, for 4 pounds a week. However, your body's metabolism will start shutting down before then, so you will lose much less fat. Also, your body will begin absorbing your own organs in order to obtain the nutrients your body needs to survive, so some of your weight loss will come from your body eating its own organs, such as your liver.
This question has several answers: You would lose all of it because if you starved yourself completely, taking no food or liquid, you would be dead before the 40 days had expi…red. Another approach is to look at your daily calorie intake. A commonly recommended intake to maintain health is 2000 calories per day. Carbohydrates and proteins provide 4 calories per gram and fats provide 9 calories per gram. Eating 222 gms of butter or 500 gms of steak a day would be equivalent to 2000 calories. Theoretically, if your diet had consisted entirely of butter and you ate nothing for 40 days you'd lose 8.8 kg; if it had consisted entirely of steak you'd lose 20 kg. So the amount you would lose depends on your diet beforehand. There is a significant difference between 'starving' and 'fasting' - we usually think of starving as being something imposed on us by circumstances beyond our control, whereas fasting is undertaken voluntarily usually for purposes of physical or spiritual cleansing. There is nothing at all unusual about fasting for 40 days but you need to understand what you are doing in order to fast safely - and more importantly, to break the fast correctly. Our bodies are hard-wired to store any excess fat we consume in order to survive future famine-like scenarios. If you starve yourself the excess fat will be consumed first but at a certain point the good flesh (muscle) that you want to retain will be be consumed too. Self- starvation (i.e. diets) are likely to result in 'yo-yo' dieting with more weight being regained after the diet than was lost during it. A saner approach is to continue eating normally while gradually eliminating calorie-rich but nutritionally-poor foods. So if you normally eat a 250 gm block of chocolate each week (2250 calories)and you 'starve' yourself by no longer eating that, then at the end of a year you would have consumed 117000 calories fewer than normal and would weigh 13 kg less without having done anything else different.