A 39-year-old female asked:
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if a person completely changes their diet...no fried foods nothing with white flour and only drinks water. does that warrant losing ten lbs a month?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If you do those things and keep the calories to 1200kcal a day as well as doing 90 minutes of moderate exercise every day you will lose weight. If you cut out fried foods and white flour but are eating 2500 kcal a day and not exercising, you will not lose weight.
Answered on Nov 5, 2012
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Dr. David Colville
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Need to have 1700 calorie /pound lost intake or defiicit. 10 pound loss possible and exerciise can also enable calorie deficit.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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