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lose 7 pounds in 2 months

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
You can't: Unless it's fluid. 20 pounds of fat is around 3500/cal/pound more than most of us burn in a day. So even if you ate nothing at all you might burn a po ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It would be unlikely: To be healthy at that rate. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Don't do crash diet: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 1-2lb/wk max, you can a ... Read More
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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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
How to....: 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Diet & 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unclear but,: Weight loss could be related to stomach problems including ulcers that curb the appetite and decrease food intake. Other causes include life style iss ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
37 years experience Family Medicine
Calories: For every pound must burn or withhold 3600 calories. Its all about calories in (eating) and calories out (exercise).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider goal of : losing 1/2 to 2 pounds per week. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Cleanse/Detox bogus!: Like all living creatures, our body has many built-in selective-absorption & cleansing-mechanisms which operate constantly to protect internal pro ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Lose slowly: Eliminate 500-1000 calories a day and you will lose 1-2 pounds a week. It may take up to 2 years to lose the weight, but that is the safest and most e ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too fast: Trying to loose 30 pounds in 2 months is too fast for any healthy program. Exercise raises your metabolic rate for awhile after you finish in addition ... Read More
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