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How much weight can you lose in a week and still be healthy?

How much weight can you lose in a week and still be healthy?

Based on Individual: Rapidity of weight loss is an individual matter based on factors including your current weight, metabolism, psychological factors, & environment. Focus on healthy lifestyle adjustments (habits & attitudes) rather than weight loss and you are more likely to produce slow, steady and sustained weight loss and a healthier you. ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose safely each week?

How much weight can you lose  safely each week?

See below: For my patients. I recommend 2 to 5 pounds weekly. The heavier you are the more weight you lose during the first few months. As you get close to lean body mass, the weight will slow down. Please check with your doctor to see if there's any reason that you're having trouble losing weight. There's information. Also located on our webpage. W ww.Weigh station.Net. Please read the newsletters. ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose a week by starving yourself?

3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr..Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight(your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4 so you will loose 4 lbs of real body weight you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can you lose in about a week if you drink 8+ glasses of water daily?

Can you tell me how much weight can you lose in about a week if you drink 8+ glasses of water daily?

Wishful thinking: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much water weight can you lose in 1 week by taking water pills?

How much water weight can you lose in 1 week by taking water pills?

Depends: Presuming no excess fluid (patients in heart failure for instance carry around extra fluid) you can loose quite a bit of water weight using diuretics as a large % body weight is actually water. Wrestlers sometimes will lose 20+ lbs with a mixture of sweating and diuretics in order to "make weight". This is not healthy however. If you want to lose fat (instead of water) eat healthy real food. ...Read more

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How much weight is too much weight to lose in a week?

How much weight is too much weight to lose in a week?

1-2lbs per week: As a general rule, one should aim for about 2 pounds per week. It is best to do this while maintaining a healthy diet and increasing the calories burned. Try an app called lose it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight will i lose in a week by just eating 1 meal per day?

Can you tell me how much weight will i lose in a week by just eating 1 meal per day?

How big a meal?: You need to establish a negative caloric balance by reducing your intake and increasing the caloric burn by exercise. It is better to eat small meals 2-3 times a day, than one big meal. ...Read more

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How much weight is safe to lose in a week?

How much weight is safe to lose in a week?

1-2 pounds: A safe rate of weight loss is 1-2 lb. Per week but a higher rate of weight loss may be safely achieved in a medically supervised weight loss plan. ...Read more

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What amount weight could i lose in a week?

What amount weight could i lose in a week?

If there was rapid: weight loss in a week - than a fair amount of it might be due to fluid losses. I know that people can get excited about losing lots of weight in a short period of time - but, slower weight loss is better to keep it off. 1/2 to 1 pound in a week is a healthy rate of loss. Try not to exceed 2 pounds per week on average. However, it is not uncommon to lose 5 pounds in a week initially (H2O loss). ...Read more

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How much weight can a 16yr old lose in a week by just eating green beans, fresh beans and guavas?

How much weight can a 16yr old lose in a week by just eating green beans, fresh beans and guavas?

How many beans?: Beans are very nutritious. Whether a person gains weight, loses weight, or remains quite healthy, will depend on how many beans we are talking about. ...Read more