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how to lose approx 5 - 10 pounds in two week or a month or a month 1/2?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise.

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Last updated Jun 22, 2014

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