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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 03:47 PM
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37. calorie restriction seems to have health benefits for rodents, it kills girls
do we really need to have this discussion again?

we have a large body of experience w. people who voluntarily restrict calories, and they do not enjoy a long life expectancy or wonderful good health while they're here
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  -What's the longest time you've gone without food? Ezlivin  Dec-07-08 09:32 AM   #0 
  - For years we used to fast one day a week,  peace13   Dec-07-08 09:35 AM   #1 
  - I hate to say this.. because its kind of weird and not the most honest thing to do,  glowing   Dec-07-08 09:36 AM   #2 
  - good answer... : ) It's not weird... It may not be ethical, but (especially  sohndrsmith   Dec-07-08 11:00 AM   #22 
     - I work at my hotel.. and staff is allowed to eat here.  glowing   Dec-07-08 11:20 AM   #25 
        - that's lovely - really. I think there are more desperate people around  sohndrsmith   Dec-07-08 11:45 AM   #31 
  - SERE training in the us Navy,  madokie   Dec-07-08 09:39 AM   #3 
  - maybe 8 hours? My MIL is teaching me how to cook her cheap and yummy meals though  recoveringrepublican   Dec-07-08 09:40 AM   #4 
  - Four days  boozepusher   Dec-07-08 09:45 AM   #5 
  - wow active in your anorexia much or you really didn't have food for 10 days?  pitohui   Dec-07-08 09:47 AM   #6 
  - I think it's obvious that the OP...  TwoSparkles   Dec-07-08 09:59 AM   #9 
  - you can apologize now, thanks, see OP's reply to me below  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:35 PM   #33 
  - Voluntary fast/test of self  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 10:01 AM   #10 
  - I didn't see this post when I wrote my other one, but I'm more confused...  sohndrsmith   Dec-07-08 10:38 AM   #19 
  - everybody into ana says she's testing herself  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:39 PM   #34 
  - Speaking of scrounging for cash  peace frog   Dec-07-08 10:12 AM   #12 
     - that would be scary with kids  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:50 PM   #39 
        - We had a few scary moments  peace frog   Dec-08-08 05:38 AM   #49 
  - I went four days without food when I was 19.  lunatica   Dec-07-08 09:47 AM   #7 
  - Breaking fasts can be tricky  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 10:16 AM   #14 
  - Four days.  screembloodymurder   Dec-07-08 09:49 AM   #8 
  - Does beer count as food?  panader0   Dec-07-08 10:02 AM   #11 
  - on purpose? Never. Due to hardship/stress/grief... 3 days.  sohndrsmith   Dec-07-08 10:13 AM   #13 
  - Caloric restriction seems to have health benefits, but fasting  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 10:27 AM   #16 
     - calorie restriction seems to have health benefits for rodents, it kills girls  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:47 PM   #37 
        - I'm not into killing girls, boys or rodents  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 03:55 PM   #41 
           - it isn't indirect at all, it's a direct statement of known fact  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:58 PM   #43 
              - How do you then respond to the various books and organizations exploring calorie restriction?  Ezlivin   Dec-08-08 11:55 AM   #50 
  - 10 days  underpants   Dec-07-08 10:26 AM   #15 
  - I don't consider that a true fast  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 10:31 AM   #18 
  - I'm considering it.......  Uben   Dec-07-08 10:28 AM   #17 
  - 6 ft 1 and 185 sounds like a good weight. I don't think you need to lose more weight.  Evoman   Dec-07-08 11:31 AM   #28 
  - why don't you just get the wheat out of your diet first?  pitohui   Dec-07-08 03:44 PM   #35 
  - seven days  Lorien   Dec-07-08 10:41 AM   #20 
  - About 2 months.  SmileyRose   Dec-07-08 10:47 AM   #21 
  - I've got some kind of borderline eating disorder probably.  hunter   Dec-07-08 11:09 AM   #23 
  - When I was in school, I often went a few days without eating.  Gwendolyn   Dec-07-08 03:55 PM   #40 
  - I went for 5 days...  The_Commonist   Dec-07-08 11:09 AM   #24 
  - Long fasts can induce visions  Ezlivin   Dec-07-08 03:31 PM   #32 
  - Hard to say. Happened a lot when i was a kid. At one point, 3 brothers and myself shared an MRE  FedUpWithIt All   Dec-07-08 11:22 AM   #26 
  - Probably never more than 12 hours or so.  azmouse   Dec-07-08 11:24 AM   #27 
  - Probably about 8 hours. Anything significantly longer than that, and I would be committing crimes  Evoman   Dec-07-08 11:36 AM   #29 
  - Only by choice...never because I was forced too.  Bellator   Dec-07-08 11:39 AM   #30 
  - a couple of days..  carlyhippy   Dec-07-08 03:46 PM   #36 
  - 7 days after getting 4 impacted wisdom teeth extracted.  Gwendolyn   Dec-07-08 03:49 PM   #38 
  - Excluding fasting (imposed by self or medical types) a day max by most standards...  MazeRat7   Dec-07-08 03:56 PM   #42 
  - Probably a week or more- I was in bed with pneumonia as a teenager.  LeftyMom   Dec-07-08 03:59 PM   #44 
  - a week or two when I was pregnant  lwfern   Dec-07-08 04:22 PM   #45 
  - Kick, this post is very interesting....don't think I've ever gone a day without eating.  rvablue   Dec-07-08 05:38 PM   #46 
  - I dunno, 4 or 5 days. I've had various surgeries and been on liquids  Ilsa   Dec-07-08 06:37 PM   #47 
  - 250 calorie per day fast (all calories liquid protein) for 15 days at a time. 3 months total in 2001  readmoreoften   Dec-07-08 07:58 PM   #48 
  - When I was homeless, I ate every day and a half or so  riqster   Dec-08-08 12:33 PM   #51 

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