There is an 83 year old yogi in Australia who says that he has not eaten or drunk in 70 years. According to the news article, scientists observed him for two weeks where he ate nothing and did no more than gargle water.
Prahlad Jani spent two weeks in a hospital in the western Indian state of Gujarat under constant surveillance from a team of 30 medical staff equipped with cameras and CCTV. During the period, he did not eat, drink or go to the bathroom.
While this is very hard to believe, there are folks who can subsist on very minimal nourishment. But they cannot survive without water. Water is the one thing that we all need to survive. So that is why, when I read this amazing "news" articles, I have to assume that we are missing something here. I am not sure if this book helps spread any new light on the subject but I will be checking out Water: The Ultimate Cure : Discover Why Water Is the Most Important Ingredient in Your Diet and Find Out Which Water Is Right for You
And of course there are those of us who could not survive without chocolate occasionally. Ahem....