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what should i do if i want i to lose about 40 pounds in six months?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Eat less - Do more: Eat about 500 calories less every day. Get a bit more activity every day. If you don't lose weight in a week, then eat less and exercise more. Repeat weekly until you are losing 2 pounds per week. Make sure you stay well-hydrated - at least one litre (quart) of water every day above the other liquids you drink. Go for it!
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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