posted on Oct, 31 2011 @ 04:29 PM
reply to post by Stormdancer777
Please be careful. I'm glad you're feeling better now.. understand, though, that people feel better when they fast. But fasting for long periods is
defined as starving.
I mean, you do realize that you're eating less than your resting metabolic rate. Of course you're losing fat, but at that low of a caloric intake,
you're also burning lean tissue (that's muscle and organs). If, somehow, you can sustain a less than 1000 calorie diet for a substantial amount of
time (and studies show that 1600 is tough), you'll begin to develop deficiencies that become harder and harder to reverse the longer you sustain
low-fat, low-calorie consumption.
That type of consumption decreases the synthesis of cholesterol, which leads to a decrease in sex hormone production...and SO many other things. It
leads to a nonexistent sex-drive. Eventually, metabolism will lower and lethargy will set-in, if the depression hasn't already suppressed any will to
Anyway, I could keep going...but it's not good. The worst part is, when you begin to eat more, and you WILL begin to eat more again, you'll the fat
back quite rapidly.
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