A 43-year-old member asked:
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Can you tell me how much weight should I lose on induction phase of Atkins diet?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
3-10lbs: Most people average 5-6 pounds. The usual range is 3-10 pounds. Make sure your urine test strips indicate ketosis!
Answered on May 3, 2015
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