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In the first week of starving youre actually detoxing your body. A lot of people say that its bad, I'm not a doctor or anywhere near, but actually allowing toxins to leave your body helps with losing weight even after you start eating again.

You lose a lot of water-weight first, which is anywhere from 5-20lbs in the first week. I wouldn't ever condone starving for more then a week or so.

A good way of losing weight is fasting once or twice a day every week. This is an easy way of quickly losing without having to exercise, which you should do anyways.

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Q: Can you lose 5 pounds in a week from starving?
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Will starving myself for 1 week make me lose weight?

5-15 pounds

If you weigh 120 pounds how long would it take you to lose 5 pounds by starving yourself?

cut out all carbohydtates except first thing in the morning and lose 5lbs close to 1 week

What is average weight a person can lose for a week?

Healthily, a person lose lose 2 or 3 pounds a week. Under the watch of a nutritionist or trainer, they can healthiy lose 5 to 8 pounds a week.

How long is to lose 5 pounds?

At least a week and a half

If 5 pounds are lost a week how many weeks till you lose 80 pounds?


If you starve yourself for 20 days will you lose 20 pounds?

if you starve yourself for a week you lose from 4-5 pounds depending on your metabalism but i wouldn't recomend starving yourself after time it is no longer efective as your body stores fat when it realises you're not eating i would try the special k diet it is very effective and more safe than starving yourself

Is it healthy to lose 5 pounds a week?

If you are fat like me then yes. If you are just a few pounds overweight then 5lbs is a lot in a week.

How many pounds is it possible to lose in a week?

It is safe to lose 1 to 5 pounds a week. Losing more can disrupt normal bodily functions and put strain on the heart.

What do you need to do to lose 5 pounds a week?

It isn't healthy to lose 5 pounds a week. If you start a diet and do it right you may lose 5 pounds for a few weeks but then you should lose about 1-2 pounds a week. You have to start excercising regularly and if you follow a diabetic diet your guarenteed to lose weight. That diet is basically no sugar, very low fat, and now complex carbs like whiet bread, white flour etc. Eat whole wheat everything.

How many pounds could you lose in a week?

1 - 2 pounds a week to lose weight is highly recommended. You can lose 8 - 10 pounds a month in a healthy way. Make sure you don't over exercise like you want to lose weight 20 pounds a month because its not a healthy way of losing weight.

How much weight do anorexics lose in a week?

It depends on the individual and the severity of the case. Most lose about 0.5 to 1 pound a week. Some may lose up to 5 pounds per week.

How can you lose 5 lbs in one week?

You can lose 5 pounds in one week by committing to a low calorie diet and exercising for at least 5 times a week. Your calorie intake should not fall below 1200 calories daily.

If you lose 17500 calories in a week how many pounds will you lose?

you will lose about 5 pounds. Because for every 3400 calories you burn it is a pound, so take 17500 and divide it by 3400

How much time does it take to lose 20 pounds?

Will if you are just dieting it gonna take a long time, if you excise, you will lose it for good. Normally you lose about 1-5 pounds a week

You weigh 214 pounds how many calories can you eat each day to lose 5 pounds a week?

1200 Calories

How many days of starving does it take to lose 5 pounds?

If you want to lose weight, starving is NOT the way to do it. By all means, cut down on the number of fatty and sugary foods you are eating, but starving yourself will only harm your body and will not have any lasting effect on your weight. The best way to lose weight is through various diets and getting plenty of exercise.

What is the best way to lose 5 pounds in one week?

The best way to lose 5 pounds in one week is to cut out carbohydrates such as white bread, pasta, rice, cake and chips. Exercise for an hour a day and eat three healthy meals.

How much weight can you lose in a week on the HCG diet?

Here are some examples: If you are male and need to lose more than 30 pounds, you can plan on around 10 or more pounds in the first 7 days. I have seen men lose as much as 12. If you need to lose around 15 pounds, you can plan on losing about 7 pounds the first week. If you are a woman and need to lose around 60 pounds, you can most likely plan on losing 12 pounds the first week. If you need to lose about 30 or less pounds you will most likely lose around 5 to 7 pounds the first week. The above situations are based on doing the HCG Diet correctly!

Is it possible to lose 50 pounds in 3 months?

It is possible to lose 50 pounds in 3 months if 4-5 pounds are lost per week. It takes eating 3500 calories less per week to loose one pound of weight.

How can you lose ten pounds in five days?

No. It is unhealthy to do that. Two pounds a week is about right. The first 5 are also water weight.

What is the best diet to lose 5 pounds in a week?

5 pounds is not a sensible amount to try to lose in a week, so I'm not going to suggest anything for that. 1-3 pounds is doable, by dropping everything that's fatty, sugary and alcoholic, if combined with an otherwise sensible menu and some exercise.

Is it possible to lose 5 pounds in one week?

Yes it is very possible. For more information about how to lose five pounds in one week, see the page link, further down his page, listed under Related Questions.

How can you loose 5 pounds this week without pills and starving to death?

Work off more calories than you intake. Means go exercise..

If you work out 5 days a week and eat a healthier then how long should it take you to lose 15 pounds?

you will never lose weight fatty

Running 1 hour daily for 2 weeks how much will you lose?

if you are over weight like 200 pounds you will probably lose 5-10 pounds a week.. depending on your diet. but if you are severely over weight like can lose up to 15 pounds in one week... also depending on your diet.