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how much weight can you lose in four months if you weigh 230

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
9 years experience in Preventive Medicine
20 pounds: At 5'4", a healthy weight range for most people is between 110 and 144 pounds. So, a good goal for you may be to lose 20 pounds.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need to loose a lot: Based on Hamwi formula your ideal weight should be 156 lbs.. Healthy range i from 139 to 173 lbs. Now you can assess how much you have to loose. So g ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Ht,wt: By the numbers you are already at 96%ile for height and 61%ile by wt with a normal BMI. You shouldn't try to loose any weight but instead concentrate ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
28 years experience in Bariatrics
Slow down: Your extra weight didn't come overnight nor should you lose your weight too quickly. Quick weight loss usually leads to a quick weight regain. Your be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Weight: I usually recommend calorie restriction and walk exercise to start a program. Aim for an hour of walking a day. Ideally one session but a total of thr ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience in Family Medicine
1700-1800: In your weight as an active person , eating a balanced diet with fresh fruits and veg's mixed in, you should gently lose weight at under 1800 cal. T ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends: This depends on many things including how fast you want to loose weight. There are many apps for smart[phones which are really good at helping you tr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Quick weight loss: Quick weight loss usually returns quickly! but many commercial structured weight loss plans can help. The keys to change your diet for good, not just ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Need diet, too: Weight loss is a matter of basic accounting. If you eat fewer calories than you burn in a day, you will lose weight. To manage this, you have to close ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
15 pounds: An average pregnancy weighs 20-25# at the end, so i reccomend 15-20# weight gain in obese women.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Weight loss: You should not eat late and get at least 7-8 hrs of sleep. You need to eat healthy low calorie.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
This varies: For most people, 1-2 lbs per week is safe. So, 4-8 lbs per month would be about right under most circumstances. But, it's superior to focus on health ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Physical activity: such as walking helps to burn calories and maintain your metabolic rate.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Set goals that are : Reasonable ! eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned m ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience in General Practice
Sustainable diet: Diet is the only way. Start with small changes like only drinking water. This will help cut calories that don't fill you up. There is some evidence th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
7000 calories/wk: It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose 1 pound. You would have to eat 1000 cal/day less than you do now to lose 2 lbs in 1 week. The number of calori ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Exercise: There are no pills, hormones, or supplements that can increase your metabolism, unless you have a medical problem (such as hypothyroidism). The only ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
You will lose weight: It takes a negative caloric balance of 3500 calories to lose one pound of weight. So if you remain active besides daily exercise and keep your calorie ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Wishful thinking: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water al ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Eat healthy...: Congratulations on the pregnancy. The best way to keep the baby healthy is to make sure you are taking care of yourself - eat a healthy balanced diet ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not recommended: Do not starve yourself. Small balanced meals and decreasing the amount of carbohydrates and fats in your diet, with a god exercise program will help ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Exercise: Thirty minutes to an hour of aerobics with three days mixed in of light weight work. The calories 1500-1800 a day if you're active, if fairly sedentar ... Read More

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