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A 40-year-old member asked:

How can i lose 6 pounds in 3 days?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If you lose: 6 pounds in three days - most of that is likely to be water weight. Which means your weight will go back up again as you rehydrate. 6 pounds in 3 days is too steep a rate of loss. Would adjust your goal. Take care.
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Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 44 years experience
Fast: By going on a complete fast, you should be able to lose one pound per day.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how i can lose 6 pounds in 3 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Please - consider a: More moderate goal. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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& weight training.
Mar 27, 2014
Last updated May 1, 2016

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