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How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Week
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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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