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A 45-year-old member asked:

Help docs! i'm trying to lose weight and need a little help finding a reasonable weekly goal to set for myself?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
For the average: person - 1/2 to 2 pounds per week weight loss is a reasonable goal.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

I try to lose weight and need a little help finding a reasonable weekly goal to set for myself.?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
One pound per week: Is a very healthy goal. Unless morbidly obese, try not to lose more than 2 pounds per week. Good luck !
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Last updated Jul 20, 2014

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