Question: How long can you survive without food?

An article in Archiv Fur Kriminologie states the body can survive for 8 to 21 days without food and water and up to two months if theres access to an adequate water intake. Modern-day hunger strikes have provided insight into starvation.

How long you can survive without water?

The body needs lots of water to carry out many essential functions, such as balancing the internal temperature and keeping cells alive. As a general rule of thumb, a person can survive without water for about 3 days.

Can you survive 4 days without water?

REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. Humans need food and water to survive. At least 60% of the adult body is made of water. A human can go without food for about three weeks but would typically only last three to four days without water.

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