How long do I have starve myself to lose weight? I am actually overweight. I am a guy not an anorexic chick. How long will it take to lose 1 pound? 10 pounds?

I did this for 3 months losing 70lb in the process. Sept 15 2016 I was 219lb, already down 19lb from June 1 2016 via a ketogenic diet. Sept 15th I started eating 1 meal a day and was still on a ketogenic diet. Almost immediately the weight started dropping.

Is it healthy or effective to lose weight by starving yourself?

I feel i can answer this question, as i tried this method.I went to a nature cure center to lose weight. A typical day there is0530AM - wake up, freshen up05:45 - Go for a walk06:30 - group yoga07:30 - Yoga is over and to back to room.In the

Should I starve to get a flat stomach?

Depending on how much body fat you have covering your abs. If you do have excess body fat you need to research the proper way to "cut," which is a bodybuilding term for burning fat off your body. You need to keep protein high while in at least a 500 but no more

Will I lose fat, if I starve myself?

You need to understand that starving is not the best of losing weight. Yes, you can lose weight by starving and fasting but it won't be considered healthy. If you do fasting more and more in order to lose weight, their is every possibility that you will become nutrient

Can you lose weight by starving yourself short-term?

Of course you can lose weight by starving yourself. I personally don't recommend it but it is effective if a fast is done properly. Starving basically puts your body into a different mode whereby life supporting functions are maintained at the expense of other systems like your immune system and

Can you lose weight by starving yourself short-term?

Of course you can lose weight by starving yourself. I personally don't recommend it but it is effective if a fast is done properly. Starving basically puts your body into a different mode whereby life supporting functions are maintained at the expense of other systems like

Did I stunt my growth by frequently fasting/starving?

It is unlikely you have stunted your development if you started fasting for 3 days per week for a year, aged 14, but it's something only a professional can really tell you - ask your doctor.Anorexia has resulted in stunted development for a couple of my friends - they have remained child-like, under 5 feet tall, never gone through

Does starvation lead to weight loss?

Yes. Energy in vs energy out. Your body is constantly burning an amount of energy to stay alive even if you are laying completely still. That energy comes from the fat, carbs, and protein stored in your body. Those fat, carb, and

How to lose weight without crazy workouts or starving

Starving yourself is not an effective way to lose weight (there are some cases can be successful with this method - but in return, their health will get worse).You should eat foods rich in fiber (such as apple, green been, sweet potato, raspberries, oat,

How to stay skinny without exercise and without starving

The Plain and simple - The solution to this is by periodically determining what your Daily Caloric Needs (DCN) are and then trying to stay close to that number of calories. I say

How fast will you lose weight if you starve yourself?

A few pounds, more or less 1–3 pounds, and sooner or later, death.Many people claim that starving yourself works wonders, it is terribly detrimental to your health .Proper nutrition is not about starvation and denial but learning how to eat properly with the correct balance of macronutrients for healthy life long results. Check out the table below and

In situations of total famine, do heavy people survive longer than thin people?

Here is what I know from people who lived through the Lenigrad siege during WWII, my own father including.There are number of factors involved in surviving during severe famineOne is the cause of obesity. One thing is obesity due to poor diet and lack of physical activity. Completely

Is it healthy or effective to lose weight by starving yourself?

I feel i can answer this question, as i tried this method.I went to a nature cure center to lose weight. A typical day there is0530AM - wake up, freshen up05:45 - Go for a walk06:30 - group yoga07:30 - Yoga is over and to back to room.In the room, they serve hot water and

Is it recommended to starve in order to loose weight?

You may have a few (or more) extra pounds you want to lose. What do you do? Naturally, like most people, you turn to tried and true methods of weight loss, diet, and exercise. You begin running or hitting the weights a few days a week. You start to tighten up your

Is it wise starving yourself to lose weight?

no it is not. and i can't say that enough times. no no no no no. please take it from someone who went down the exact same route. anorexia, bulemia, all of it. it DOESNT work, and you will wind up 10x more unhappy

Is starvation a healthy diet?

A diet is a sum of all food consumed within a given time period by a sentient being.Starvation connotates a severe reduction or complete absence of food, therefore no its not healthy because could hardly be called a diet.Not eating is a bit like neglecting to fill your car with gas. You'll cruise along for a

Should I starve myself to get skinny?

It's a BIG NO!!Starving yourself will render you look older than your age and moreover you will lose the charm you have on your face. It is anytime best to get well shaped.Follow a healthy and balanced diet. If you starve yourself,from where will you get energy to do day-to-day work

Should I starve myself?

Sure.You want to lose weight I suppose. So maybe you start skipping meals. A lunch here or there, a breakfast every other day.Then you try to go a whole day without eating. You pass out in the middle of school/work.Instead of weight, you're struck with panic when you see your hair falling out in large clumps.48 hour fast.

Should I starve to get a flat stomach?

Depending on how much body fat you have covering your abs. If you do have excess body fat you need to research the proper way to "cut," which is a bodybuilding term for burning fat off your body. You need to keep protein high while in at least a 500 but no more than 700 calorie below your maintenance

Did I stunt my brain development by frequently fasting/starving?

You asked,Did I stunt my brain development by frequently fasting? I use to be pretty obese so when i was 14 i would fast for 3 days every week for a year to lose weight. I didn't tend to eat the most nutritious foods so I'm wondering if this extent of starvation would mean by brain isn't as

I have anorexia. I have been consuming a net of 500 calories a day for 2 weeks, but I haven't lost weight the last few days. Why?

I have an answer to another question that answers yours as well, and says everything I wish to tell you. Please read it carefully.I starved myself for a month because I hated my body. Now I'm at my perfect weight. Will I gain weight if  I eat 2

If I fast too long will my brain eat itself?

There seems to be an epidemic of people on Quora curious about starving themselves. Perhaps their brains have already begun self digesting. In all seriousness, however: the purpose of eating is to provide energy to your own body. Energy comes from sugars, mainly, and those can only come from sources outside...This is probably one of the best answers.

If I starve myself, will I lose my baby fat?

The only problem with starving yourself to lose fat is that it is not sustainable. Eventually you will either die or have to eat. Starve yourself long enough and your body will make adjustments for its own survival and severely reduce your

In comparison to Jesus fasting for 40 days in a desert, how long will the average mortal last fasting in the desert before starvation, dehydration or death?

There used to be a mantra known as the rule of three for survival, but it is not entirely accurate.Three minutes without air/oxygen, you die. This is almost universally true, although some trained free divers can exceed this limit.Three hours without shelter, you die. This is dependent on the conditions you are in, so not universally true.Three days without

Is it normal to intentionally starve myself when I am not feeling well? Like if I have a cold or something, I avoid eating even when I have hunger pangs. This continues until after I'm feeling well and until I can snap myself back into eating better.

Thanks Sadie for a2a.When we are unwell, we lose interest in taste and eating. It feels as if we are full. That happens to me. Then I think of some soup and chapati or rice.Many fruits may be acceptable to some people having this problem. They would not like to starve

What would happen to you if you didn't eat anything at all for a week, or two, but were drinking plenty of water?

I did just that when I was in my early teen years.No, it was not out of personal curiosity or some rebellion, instead my parents - father, mostly - found a new "diet" where a person were to obstain from any food

Will I lose fat, if I starve myself?

You need to understand that starving is not the best of losing weight. Yes, you can lose weight by starving and fasting but it won't be considered healthy. If you do fasting more and more in order to lose weight, their is