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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

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If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

Weight loss: That will depend on a number of things. How many calories will you be burning per day? It is about (roughly) 100 calories per mile. It takes 3,500 calories to burn a pound. ...Read more

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What quantity of weight can you lose by only drinking water for 2 weeks?

What quantity of weight can you lose by only drinking water for 2 weeks?

Thats easy: All of it as you would likely keel over and die here's a less dangerous idea eat like the kind of person you want to become. ...Read more

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Need tips! how much weight will i lose in a week with this routine?

Need tips! how much weight will i lose in a week with this routine?

Dont know: Cant see the routine. All exercise is healthy. Some types burn calories more than others. ...Read more

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If i burn 900 calories by brisk walking everyday for 9 miles in 3 hours, how much weight will i lose in a week ?

If i burn 900 calories by brisk walking everyday for 9 miles in 3 hours, how much weight will i lose in a week ?

Almost 2 pounds: If you actually lost 900 calories as you say- 7 days a week....900 times 7 = 6300 calories 7000 calories is two pounds. So you would lose close to two pounds. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose in 10 weeks?

How much weight can I lose in 10 weeks?

Consult your doctor: How much weigh you can lose may be different than what is healthy for you to lose. If you are looking to lose as much weight as possible in a 10 week period perhaps you should reconsider your motives for weight loss. It may be wise to consult with your doctor to get a better idea of what is healthy given your current bmi as well as help you to set a realistic target bmi and timeline to achieve. ...Read more

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How much weight could an anorexic lose a week?

How much weight could an anorexic lose a week?

Too much!: This question bothers me...If there YOU have a problem OR if you "know someone" with this problem ..YOU NEED IMMEDIATE HELP!!!! Listen!! Dr Z ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose in 3 weeks on a diet?

How much weight can I lose in 3 weeks on a diet?

A healthy goal: Would be a one to two pound weight loss per week. However, amount of loss could certainly be higher or lower than that. ...Read more

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How much weight is it possible to lose in 16 weeks?

How much weight is it possible to lose in 16 weeks?

Dangerous question: Are you extremly overweight? Are you healthy. Please see your family physician so they can go over your overall health and then evalute what is a safe plan to lose weight in a way that is benificial to you. ...Read more