Our expert says:
I don't know for sure how long a person can go without food of any kind before organ damage sets in because this would depend on many factors (e.g. the nutritional state of the individual before starvation, type of conditions the person has to survive in, amount of body fat stored, etc). As far as I know Bobby Sands, the Irish hunger striker went on his hunger strike on 1 March 1981 and died 66 days later. Starvation is not a sensible option for weightloss and should always be avoided.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.