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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
That's too fast: If you are working out aerobically that is sufficient if. You aren't eating too much in the process but if you want to keep it off when you reach you ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
With a healthy diet: ; exercise plan it is possible. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
29 years experience Pediatrics
Go slowly: At 17, your body (and brain too) are still growing and need good nutrition. Losing 2 pounds each week is a bit fast for your height and weight. Your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not to worry: It is not uncommon to gain or lose several pounds in a day - largely due to the amount of water you are carrying.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Eat less: Cut your weekly calories by 7000 and you'll loose two pounds of fat. Or walk 10 miles a day and burn 7000 cal that way. Eating less is easier.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Best guess...: Basal requirement = 1800 cal day. Times 7 days = 12, 600 cal/wk. 1 lb fat = 3600 cal. 2 lb wt loss = 7200 cal. Therefore allowed calories for t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Good job: Yes, no problem. Exercise can enhance weight loss when dieting, but ultimately a healthy diet is the most important strategy for losing weight. You mu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on your current weight and how much your exercise. How many pounds have you lost over the last 3 or 4 weeks. That would give you a guide.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Fluid retention: Hormonal changes occurring during your menstrual cycle may induce sodium and therefore fluid retention, which is also lost just as quickly.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
1000 cal/day deficit: You need to consume 1000 calories less per day than you burn to lose 2 pounds/week.

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