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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends : Completely on your rate of loss. For many people - 1 to 2 pounds per week is a good goal.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
3500 calories/1lb: You have to cut down 3500 calories in your diet to loose one pound if you cut down 500 calories per day, you will loose 1 pound in on week, and appro ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Khanna: 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 must > ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Quick is not best.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk ca ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
25 years experience Family Medicine
Do it Safely: In order to loose weight in a short period of time without harming your body, try to avoid all carbs except ones loaded with fiber, avoid added salt o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
Diet and Exercise: The best way to lose weight is by watching your diet and exercising regularly.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not safe: Unfortunately any rapid weight loss is probably a bad idea - eating healthy, limiting calories and exercise is the way to go. Not easy - if it was we ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
If your doc is ok: w/you doing brisk walking 20-30 minutes daily do that. Also,see David Katz's book "Disease Proof" for overall health information. Peace and good heal ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced di ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fast & w/o exercise?: Let me find my fairy wand! This isn't realistic. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses o ... Read More
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