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How Long Can An Average Human Live Without Any Food or Water?

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Peter Saminathen

on 5 October 2010

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Transcript of How Long Can An Average Human Live Without Any Food or Water?

I WONDER.......? How long can an average person
live without food or water? How Long without
food? How Long Without
Water? Up to 4-6 weeks without Food, but if only they have water.

An average adult can live 14-20 days without food. You can survive for about 2 days
without water because our body
is made up of 65% water. Survival Skills That Is Needed for Human Life WATER FOOD SHELTER HABITAT The natural enviornment in
which an organism lives
or the enviornment that
surrounds a species popualtion The basic structure or
building that provides cover The substance or material eaten or drunk to provide nutritional support for the body Water covers 70.9% of the Earth's surface and is vital for all know forms of life. Scientists Who Study
About Water Hydrologists study the location of water and its flow.

Ecologists and Environmentalists study water's quality and use.

Climtologists study the water cycle.

Hydrogeologists study water in underground formations. What Does A Food
Scientist Do? Food Scientists analyze food content to determine the amounts of vitamins, sugars, proteins and fat

They also examine the chemical properties in the food.

Food Scientist's job is to find ways to make processed foods safer and better. BIBLIOGRAPHY Causes and Affects Irritability
Low moral
Physical Weakness
Confusion and disorientation
Poor thinking
Weakened immune system
Not able to maintain body temperature which can lead to hypothermia, heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke. "How Long Can You Live Without Food?" Survival Topics - Your Online Survival Kit. Web. 01 Oct. 2010. <http://www.survivaltopics.com/survival/how-long-can-you-live-without-food/>. Importance of water Some people can go weeks or even months without food but some can't even go a day without water

Water is the far most important nutrient for the human body besides oxygen.

The higher the temperture, the more water is needed for you and your body to stay healthy. "How Long Can You Survive Without Water?" Survival Topics - Your Online Survival Kit. Web. 01 Oct. 2010. <http://www.survivaltopics.com/survival/how-long-can-you-survive-without-water/>. An Easy Rule To Remember 3 hours without shelter.

3 days without water.

3 weeks without food. FOLLOW UP QUESTION I wonder how your body will react without food or water for a long period of time? "Scientists Study the Impact of Water on Climate : NPR." NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts : NPR. Web. 01 Oct. 2010. <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15662891>. "Agricultural and Food Scientist." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. BLS, 19 Mar. 2010. Web. 01 Oct. 2010. <http://www.bls.gov/k12/nature05.htm>.
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