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In starvation do you lose fat?

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Answered 2006-11-27 20:21:37

For a very short time, then your body starts to feed on muscle. That includes the heart muscle. Heart failure is the number one killer of anorexic bulemics. You get to a point where there is nothing left for the body to feed on, and it shuts down organs in turn until it shuts down the heart and brain.

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Does starvation help you to lose weight?

No, starvation makes it more difficult to lose weight, and causes your body to lose muscle weight at a similar rate as fat weight, weakening the body and leading to medical conditions such as anemia. The body will still maintain unattractive fat weight while on a starvation diet.

Do you begin to lose weight after three days of starvation?

Yes but it is water not fat.

What does starvation do to the body?

Your body feeds on your fat which does not mean you lose weight it's your hunger that feed off your fat enzymes in your body.

How much weight can you lose in 3 days by starvation?

a little but not that much.ive done it and i lost more muslce than fat.

Starving myself lose body fat?

studies show starving yourself does not help one lose body fat. some experiments concluded an increase of body fat after self starvation. a more effective and healthy way is through excercise and dieting

If you eat once a day do you gain weight or lose weight?

You will probably lose water and muscle and gain more fat as your body will go into starvation mode and store fat. The best way to lose weight is to eat 6 small meals throughout the day.

Do people lose weight with starvation?


If you do not eat will you lose weight?

Yes, but starvation is not a recommended way of losing weight. Aim for a diet where you will lose weight gradually.

Can an obese person die of starvation?

Yes. Anyone (even people with lots a fat) can die from starvation.

How many pounds will you lose if you starve yourself for one week?

Starving yourself for one week is not a good way to lose weight. Starving yourself causes your body to go into starvation mode. During this time your body will store fat and you will not lose weight.

If you don't eat can you lose weight?

Yes, after three days of not eating, the body starts to burn fat cells. But you stop being hungry after that, and you could eventually die of starvation. THIS IS NOT THE WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT.The best way to lose weight is to just exercise and eat healthy.

Can you lose weight by starving myself?

yes, but you should definetly not try. People have died from starvation because they thought they were"fat". A better way to lose weight is by eating a healthy diet, and take a walk 1-2 times a day.

How long does it take to lose 15 pounds by starvation?


How will your body change during starvation?

Due to starvation, the body will lose fat (thus resulting in weight loss), and can also lose msucle mass. It will become malnourished. As a result, hair loss may occur. Skin can beocme dry and flaky, and nails will become brittle and discolored. Organ malfunction / organ failure is common, as it dizziness and fainting.

Can you lose weight on a starvation diet?

Yes, you definitely can. But if you continually starve yourself your body will store it's own fat on you because it's starving. It's very unhealthy. Not a good way to go. You can lose the weight but it wont stay off.

When do you start to lose baby fat?

It is scientifically proven that you lose baby fat by age 9. Some lose it at 10

When does fat catabolism usually occur?

When there is no glucose available. ie: starvation

What condition cause cells to break down fat molecules?


Does the heart loose mass during starvation?

No the heart does not lose mass.

What is the primary function of fat?

The primary function of fat is to store and provide energy during long periods of starvation.

How do you reword a sentence?

if one wants to lose weight quickest way to lose weight, which for some may be starvation.

How much can you lose if you burn 3000 calories a day and only eat 500?

You can lose your life due to starvation.

How do you lose fat on the back of your legs?

You can't target a spesific area to lose fat, the body decides which fat goes first.

What happens if you drastically lower calories?

You will quickly lose a lot of water weight and some fat and muscle weight. If you continue eating very low calories you will continue to lose weight, but will likely go into some type of starvation mode. This will not keep you from losing weight, but will slow down the amount of weight you can lose and will make it harder to lose weight in the future.

How many calories do you have to lose to lose a kilo?

you need to lose 7000 kcal of fat to lose 1 kilo fat, else it's 9000 kcal with water.