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 How Much Weight Will I Lose on a Water Fast

During fasting the organism is fully transferred to the internal nutrition supply, based on a fat accumulation of person. For the normal life during the day, with full water fasting the organism is enough for 300-400 grams of fat, which is formed during the decomposition of glucose, which is the main human activity.

With full transition to internal power supply is at such a number of programs and you will lose weight for the day. But the transition to internal power supply does not occur immediately.

This requires some time, whose duration depends on your experience with fasting, and a number of other reasons. The average time for such a transition - 5-7 days, but some people crisis comes later. Basically, this relates to beginners, who switch to internal power supply can be extended even up to 10-11 days. Prior to the onset of this transition, which is called the acidotic crisis of weight loss is much greater and often is 1 kg per day. When the obesity and weight loss at beginners these days can be even more - up to 1,5-2 kg per day. The onset of acidotic crisis shows a complete transition to internal power. The organism begins a very economical use of its resources. Weight reduction is slowed down, initially to 500 grams per day, and then to 300-350 grams per day. This weight loss usually lasts for the duration of fasting even though the physical load. With regular use of fasting of the organism quickly passes to the inner power and is able to more economical use of its own fat, so weight loss may be less.

That's how the schedule will look like weight loss during water fasting:

1 to 7 day fasting - about 1 kg per day;

from 7 to 10 day - 500 grams per day;

10 days and the entire subsequent period of fasting loss weight is 300-350 grams per day. 

Table approximate loss of weight during different periods of water fasting. 

Duration of fasting

total weight loss

1 day

1 kg

3 days

3-3,5 kg

7 days

7 kg

10 days

8-8,5 kg

14 days

9,5-10 kg

21 days

12-13 kg

40 days

18-19 kg

 As is known, is considered safe loss 20-25% of the total weight. As seen from the table, even for people with low initial weight fast short and medium term is quite safe and can be used to treat and prevent various diseases




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