Can we starve to death in Minecraft?

If the character have an empty hunger bar, will the health bar diminish until his death?


The answer can be found on the minecraft wiki page on hunger.

If you have 90%-100% food you will regain health slowly, but if you have 0% you will lose health instead. On easy the player's health would slowly drop to 5 hearts, 0.5 hearts on normal, and all the way to death on hard.

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  • In other words, when your food bar falls to 0, in hard mode your health bar does indeed reduce to 0 (death), but in easy and normal modes, it only reduces to a minimum value of 5 and 0.5 respectively, after which it stops (course having minimal health makes it easier to die from other things). – Synetech Oct 25 '13 at 17:10

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