Starving myself? Will i gain weight?
Topic: Starving myself? Will i gain weight?
April 24, 2019 / By Beverly Question:
Is it true that you will gain wait if you starve yourself? Or can you actually lose weight? #confused
Best Answers: Starving myself? Will i gain weight?
Aileen | 2 days ago
You will gain.
I work as a personal trainer, and you'd be surprised how often we see this.
You burn fat by using muscle. When you starve the body, the body panicks, stores fat and instead uses muscle for a nice quick energy. But since your whole system to burn fat is getting less and less, you actually gain more fat.
What this means is that on the scale, you might lose 5-10lbs. But once you quit that diet (and you will.. no one can starve forever), your metabolism is shot. You will then gain 15-20 pounds. And it will all be fat. It takes 1 month of weight lifting to gain 1lbs of muscle... so if you lose 10lbs, imagine how long it will take just to come back to your original state.
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Originally Answered: Will I gain wait from "starving myself"?
You might gain weight, because your digestive system slows down, so when you eat so much for dinner, it might be a short burst of food, so some of it might not get digested as well, some of it will be stored away, more then normal, but not only that but more will turn to fat. You can also just get bloated, so if you feel you look fat, it might just be bloating. If you want to loose weight, i would suggest , instead of having a few big meals, spread your meals out more, so you body can digest it right, and it wont stretch out your stomach.
If you starve yourself, you will lose weight temporarily. Once you start eating normally, you will gain all of the weight back in fat which is worse. Don't starve yourself just eat right and exercise.
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You will lose weight. But when you eat again your body will make up for it twice as much.
So ultimately, you will gain a lot of weight. Don't do it.
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Just don't do it. Starving yourself/fasting diets throw everything off balance. Weight loss takes a lot of time, dedication and patience. Incorporate proper diet and fitness to your daily routine. The last thing you want to do is to starve yourself.
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carry a cooler stocked with three bottles of water a six pack four pb js two oranges a bag of tortilla chips and 12 servings of cool cucumber salsa go to womenshealthmag allrecipes com for the recipe for 22 minutes
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Originally Answered: Does starving your self help you lose weight ?
The critical component is for how long? As the previous respondents said, yo-yo dieting leads to weight gain. Long-term starving or food reduction DEFINITELY leads to weight loss. (see Ghandi and war prisoners)
I used a juice-maker for 30 days. I still ate some food, but drank a lot of juice. I went from 190 pounds to 150 pounds in 30 days. I wasn't trying to do that. What happened was that after a few weeks of juice-making, the weight loss accelerated faster than I even noticed. I was shocked one day when standing on the scale. I went back to an all-inclusive diet just to stablize everything.
There is a certain amount of self-expirimentation that can be done. It's good to read up on things, but to experience things first hand, both good and bad, really helps to understand and to remember.
Yes, not eating makes you lose weight... all of it.