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How to have a healthy diet to lose 10 kilo in 2 weeks?

How to have a healthy diet to lose 10 kilo in 2 weeks?

Not possible: It is not possible to lose 10 kilos (22 pounds) in 2 weeks in a healthy manner. That amount of weight loss in that short a time would require extreme measures that by definition would not be healthy. ...Read more

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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How can I lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks for boot camp?

How can I lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks for boot camp?

Eat right , exercise: Drink plenty of water. You may want to consider Atkins like diet. If you want to discuss more, I'm available for Concierge appointment. ...Read more

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How to lose 10 pounds less than 2 weeks?

How to lose 10 pounds less than 2 weeks?

Modified Atkins diet: Minimum of 30 min exercise- Zumba, walking etc. Aviid baked goods, very low carb 20-25 Gm/day with plenty of rainbow vegetables & fruits. Start your day with a glass of lemon juice.May have chicken,fish & nuts. Cup of dark green veg- kale,collard green, broccoli, & spinache daily. ...Read more

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How to lose 20 pounds in 2 months?

How to lose 20 pounds in 2 months?

That is a bit of : Steep goal. Consider dropping that to 16 pounds or less for that time period. 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. ...Read more

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Already lost 95 pounds, how many calories should I really be eating to lose 2 pounds per week?

Already lost 95 pounds, how many calories should I really be eating to lose 2 pounds per week?

It depends: It depends on your current weight and how much your exercise. How many pounds have you lost over the last 3 or 4 weeks. That would give you a guide. ...Read more

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How many calories per day should I eat to lose 2 pounds a week? I weigh 184 and need to lose 60 pounds.

How many calories per day should I eat to lose 2 pounds a week? I weigh 184 and need to lose 60 pounds.

3500CALS/1LB: It depends on how many calories you need to maintain your present weight.It can be calculated by your weight and height which we can use to calculate your bmr(basal metabolic rate) add to it cals burnt by your daily activitirs and exercises etc.That gives the number of cals you need to maintain your weight you need to be negative 7000 cals per week to loose 2 lbs a week. ...Read more

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How can I lose 15 pounds in 2 months!! 10 points?

How can I lose 15 pounds in 2 months!! 10 points?

Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How can I lose 50 pounds in 2 weeks without gaining it back?

How can I lose 50 pounds in 2 weeks without gaining it back?

Realistic goal?: Fifty pounds in two weeks is not likely a realistic goal! Two to four weeks in that period of time would be more likely. Don't set yourself up for disappointment! Rather, think reduction in calories and increasing your activity - you know, the traditional way! Try the app "My Fitness Pal," which helps a lot of people. Or track the steps you take with the "Moves" app. ...Read more

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How can I lose 40 to 50 pounds in 2 weeks?

How can I lose 40 to 50 pounds in 2 weeks?

You shouldn't: May be by liposuction only if you are a candidate and have a lot of fat. But without surgery with a reasonable diet you can not and should not. You may be able to lose 10-15 pounds with diet in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How to lose 20 pounds or more just on Atkins (first 2 weeks)?

How to lose 20 pounds or more just on Atkins (first 2 weeks)?

Can't be done!: I am a doctor and professor of nutrition. Lost 15 lbs in 3 weeks. That is about the best that can be done. Weight loss will slow down after the first month: example- 17 lbs one month; 30 lbs the first six months; 40 lbs after one year. ...Read more

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How to lose weight I weigh 210 and wanna lose 45 within 2 months? What equipment to do at the gym? Run?

How to lose weight I weigh 210 and wanna lose 45 within 2 months? What equipment to do at the gym? Run?

Too much, too fast: You're far more likely to succeed if you start with a reasonable monthly goal and work safely from there. At age 16, I'd suggest seeing your doctor to have a complete physical and work on a diet & exercise plan. The key is consistency and achieving measurable goals at regular intervals. Don't forget - diet is equally important as exercise In achieving sustainable good health. g'luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks?

Can you tell me how to lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks?

Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How can I lose 10 pound in 8 days?

How can I lose 10 pound in 8 days?

Well....: Your goal for rate of loss is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goals for 1 up to a max of 2 pound per week average. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol >. ...Read more

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How to lose 10 pounds in one month?

How to lose 10 pounds in one month?

4 to 8 pounds might: Be a more prudent goal over a month. 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. ...Read more

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What to eat to lose 10 lbs in 1 month?

What to eat to lose 10 lbs in 1 month?

Weight loss: There is no particular food that will make one lose specifically 10 lbs in a month; however, a combination of excercise a, fruit and vegatable, avoiding soft drinks, avoiding too much starchy food may help. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with pcos...worried about inability to lose weight or putting on weight fast. 22yo 5'4" 140lbs want to lose at least 20 lbs. ?

Diagnosed with pcos...worried about inability to lose weight or putting on weight fast. 22yo 5'4" 140lbs want to lose at least 20 lbs. 
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You can lose weight: PCOS is commonly associated with being overweight but studies have shown that weight loss can occur in PCOS patients by any number of ways with or without medications. Reduced carbohydrate diets have shown some benefit. Weight loss in PCOS often results in improvement in the symptoms of PCOS such as irregular periods, infertility, excess hair growth. ...Read more