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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    http://zidbits.com/2013/06/how-long-...-in-your-body/

    It looks like body fat alone is not sufficient - you can run out of protein before you run out of body fat, leading to organ failure as your body cannibalises itself. 2 months is the generally accepted maximum.

    However, in 1965 an obese man survived for over a year (medically monitored) eating only yeast, multivitamins and small amounts of potassium. I.e. entirely reliant on body fat for energy.
    Thanks for the link yeah I think a fat person may just make two months.
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    (Original post by Edward Pilth)
    No they wouldn't die. They'd maybe suffer internal damage due to dehydration (provided that they didn't drink too) I'd have thought.
    The longest you can survive without drinking anything is 8-10 days.
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    What disease?
    ....any opportunistic disease? Come on, use your imagination
 
 
 
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