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Starving oneself is not the best way to lose weight. Take it from someone who lost 40 lbs in six weeks...me! If you starve yourself, your brain will shut down your metabolism in an effort to save energy, and your weight loss actually becomes slower.

First of all, avoid sugar and caffeine. Consuming sugar or caffeine will simply make your body burn that for energy first, and not burn fat. Also avoid high fat foods.

Eat small meals, several times a day. Mostly eat vegetables, with very little meat. When you do eat meat, stick with fish and poultry, which are low in fat. Eat breakfast! That jump starts your metabolism in the morning. What you are trying to do is teach your brain that you are going to give it some fuel several times a day, so it won't be as likely to store fat, because it will learn the pattern that there is another small meal coming shortly.

When I say small meals, I mean very small, snack size meals. The ideal is to actually decrease the overall amount of intake, AND spread it out across the day evenly. Also, don't eat after dark. You need not give your body anything to store over night while you are sleeping.

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Does starving help weight loss?

No... You need to eat in order to get energy. If you Starve you can tell the difference of losing weight and starving.


Does starving yourself help you lose weight?

Yes, in the short term but not in the long term. Starving yourself may actually make you put weight ON. If you deprive yourself of food - that your body needs to function properly - your metabolism will suffer. Your metabolism can sometimes control your weight, so suddenly eating properly one day then starving yourself the next will confuse it, and when you decide to start eating again, you will most probably gain unwanted weight. Starving yourself does NOT work, and the best way to lose weight is to exercise, eat meals with varied food groups and eat healthily. I also know it is best to eat little but often, instead of big and rarely.


How much weight can you lose by starving yourself for two weeks?

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 after 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 can you starve yourself?

Starving yourself is when you cease to eat. I highly discourage this, not eating can potentially cause major health concerns.If you are really wanting to lose weight I suggest meeting with a professional nutritionist to help you get started.


How do you tell your parents your starving yourself?

Sit down with them and just tell them that your starving yourself. I know it sounds hard to do, but I'm guessing you are worried about it and want help because your asking this question. So tell them and they will provide the help you are looking for.


Does anorexic diets mixed with yoga help with weight loss?

Absolutely not. Your body gains weight when it thinks that you need it. In other words, you gain weight when your body thinks you are starving. If you are starving yourself, you will gain weight. The best thing to do is take a hour long walk everyday and eat a handful of food every hour; so your body feels that it has no need to have a surplus.


Why should you not starve yourself?

Many people starve themselves indeed because they want to lose weight, but infact, this does not help at all. Wehn you don't eat, your body thinks it is starving and produces fat. So the best way to lose weight is to eat healthily, not starve yourself!


You are starving yourself and you are very ill where do you go to get help?

Doctor or a SCIENCE teacher perhaps..*cough**cough*


I think my friend is anorexic how much weight will you lose within a week of starving yourself?

Roughly 2-3 kilograms. You should tell your friend that she or he should stop this harmful practice immediately, and/or get professional help.


I want to be 7.5 stones from 9.5 how many days do i have to starve do me a favor give me a trick to pretend to be ill for fri-mon thnx it will help so much?

Starving yourself is never the answer to lose weight. Starving yourself could lead to serious consequences like becoming anorexic or bulimic, which cause a lot of harm to your internal organs and eventually, without getting help, even death. Just do the usual diet and exercise thing, eating the right food and the right portions helps a lot better than no food at all. Please re-consider the whole starving yourself thing, its not a good idea at all. You could seriously hurt your body. If you want faster results, talk to a doctor about losing weight. I don't know how much 9.5 stones is in pounds but if its a healthy weight, I say keep it. =]


If you are too skinny and eating a lot of food does not seem to help can starving yourself instead actually make you gain weight?

no starving yourself won't help it will make you lose more weight what you need to do is find out what foods make you gain weight like bread and meats with fat on them high protein foods but don't starve yourself that won't help but that's what you really need to do eat high protein fat foods and see if that doesn't work don't just eat because if your tall you have alot of metabolism and your body is just working the fats from the food around your body that's going to eventually giving you shape and definition don't worry about it. Don't starve yourself! eat small meals throughout the day.


How do you lose weight by just working out?

You lose weight working out in controlled time. In the morning is easier. And working out constantly without knocking yourself out weekly will help you lose weight. Good Luck!

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