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Would it be a problem to lose three pounds a week through diet and exercise?

Would it be a problem to lose three pounds a week through diet and exercise?

That is a bit much: A more realistc goal is 1-1.5 pounds per week. Track calories & exercise. Decrease total calories you consume and increase exercise to lose weight. Good app for tracking diet and exercise is "my fitness pal". ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What combination of diet/exercise should I follow if i want to lose three hundred pounds?

What combination of diet/exercise should I follow if i want to lose three hundred pounds?

1-2 pounds a week: Your intake should be reduced by approximately 500 -1000 calories a day so that you can safely lose 1-2 pounds a week. Exercise and be active most days of the week for at least 30 minutes a day, even if it is split up into three 10 minute intervals. This will increase your metabolism and help you lose weight as well. ...Read more

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Can i lose 30 pounds in 2 months if i diet and exercise like I should every day?

Can i lose 30 pounds in 2 months if i diet and exercise like I should every day?

Probably not: To lose a pound, you have to burn off 3500 calories that your don't ingest. To lose 30 pounds, therefore, you would need to burn off an extra 105, 000 calories over 2 months, or 1750 calories/day. That's the same as eating what you're eating now and walking or running 175 miles/day. Your feet are really going to be sore. Doesn't mean you shouldn't try restricting diet and increasing activity though. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many pounds will i lose if i ride a bike for two hours a day with a healthy diet?

Can you let me know how many pounds will i lose if i ride a bike for two hours a day with a healthy diet?

Bicycling: That depends on many factors like your weight, the type of bike, speed & include. This site will help you to make the calculation: http://www.Nutristrategy.Com/caloriesburnedcycling.Htm. The actual number of calories consumed needs to be worked in to the equation too. ...Read more

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I'm 172 right now. I want to lose about 5 pounds a week to be at my orig. weight of 153-162. Foods, diets, workouts? How many calories to eat a day?

I'm 172 right now. I want to lose about 5 pounds a week to be at my orig. weight of 153-162. Foods, diets, workouts? How many calories to eat a day?

Unreasonable goal-: -that=250+ pounds in a year. Severely over weight people can't do this. Get 2 a reputable health club, hook up with an AT-C & get an exercise program that fits Ur needs & abilities. Most have weight loss programs U can sign up 4. Aiming @ 5-6 pounds in a month or 6 weeks is more attainable. Proper diet, adequate protein is important as is dedication & persistence. Join private group sessions is+++ ...Read more

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Can you lose 1 pound a day on the Atkins diet if you are doing cardio for 2 hours, and light exercise for 4 hours a day?

Can you lose 1 pound a day on the Atkins diet if you are doing cardio for 2 hours, and light exercise for 4 hours a day?

Not healthy: Im sorry to tell you, losing a pound a day is not healthy. Losing 7 pounds a week is not healthy either. You body and fluids need to be in balance.You need to be well hydrated and allow your body to adjust to certain changes. What youre describing sounds too drastic. Please reconsider or consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I'm on low carb diet for three weeks now on daily average 900 cal i lost 10 pounds, i don't feel hungry and know that I should be on 1200 cal per day?

I'm on low carb diet for three weeks now on daily average 900 cal i lost 10 pounds, i don't feel hungry and know that I should be on 1200 cal per day?

Eat more...: The decrease in appetite may be from your decreased caloric intake and the change in your diet. Unless you are under a doctor's care, 900 calories is too low. Would recommend you seek help from a weight loss specialist. Good luck, feel better. ...Read more

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Diarrhea once a day in morning for three weeks lost 10 pounds GI sent me for blood and stool test no pain scaredofcrohns 16 yrs. Brat diet for 14 days?

Diarrhea once a day in morning for three weeks lost 10 pounds GI sent me for blood and stool test no pain scaredofcrohns 16 yrs. Brat diet for 14 days?

Diarrhea : I can understand while you are worried but wait for the test results as this may still be a problem that will resolve . ...Read more

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If I am now 5'7 weighing 180 pounds. How much weight can I expect to lose on a 30 day hCG diet?

Not a safe diet: If it works, it's only because of the severe calorie restriction the diet recommends, which is not safe. You are putting yourself at risk and the weight loss won't be sustainable. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 10 pounds a week on a fad diet?

Is it possible to lose 10 pounds a week on a fad diet?

Sure...: ..But not a safe, healthy thing to do.Slow consistant loss based upon good exercise and a safe diet works. ...Read more