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How can I lose 10 pounds in one week ?

How can I lose 10 pounds in one week ?

Not good: The best way to lose weight and keep it off is to go slow. There are diet plans out there that are extremely low calorie that may help you achieve your goal, but i woild not recommend it, as they not not sustainable. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 1.5 pounds in one week with little exercise?

Is it possible to lose 1.5 pounds in one week with little exercise?

Weight loss: Yes, that's possible with limiting dietary intake. Some supplements to aid this include garcinia, among others. ...Read more

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In order to lose a pound a week how many steps should one walk a day... Being 5"6 female and now 186lbs...

In order to lose a pound a week how many steps should one walk a day... Being 5"6 female and now 186lbs...

Calories adjusted: Traditionally, its suggested that to lose one pound you have to cut back eating 500 calories a day(3500 in a week) however, as you note, exercise is a critical aspect. Walking is a great way to be active, ; the mantra of "!0, 000 steps" a day can get you there. But it is not exact.Find the balance of eating sensibly and exercising regularly as a way of life. Losing weight slowly as described is good. ...Read more

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Why do I lose weight everyday (about a .5-1 pound a day for the past two weeks) ?

Why do I lose weight everyday (about a .5-1 pound a day for the past two weeks) ?

Unclear but,: Weight loss could be related to stomach problems including ulcers that curb the appetite and decrease food intake. Other causes include life style issues that makes energy expediture more than oral calorie intake. It is important to see a physician for a full history and physical as unexplained weight loss could be related to the presence of a tumor in the body. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of pounds would i lose in one week if i ate 500 calories a day?

Can you tell me what number of pounds would i lose in one week if i ate 500 calories a day?

Maybe none: You may not lose any weight. Your metabolism will probably go down as your body reacts to starvation. To maximize weight loss, ingest 1200-1500 calories divided through the day, and do some exercise. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a 19 year old weighing 135 lbs, i'm 5'4'' and i'm looking to lose about 8 pounds in 4 weeks/1 month?

What to do if i'm a 19 year old weighing 135 lbs, i'm 5'4'' and i'm looking to lose about 8 pounds in 4 weeks/1 month?

Easy does it: Losing a pound a week is the general rule. Losing it faster is possible, especially for a small amount but can be difficult. A pound a week is 500 cal per day. This is best accomplished but eating a little less and burning a little more by exercise. Walking instead of driving is always a good idea where possible. ...Read more

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Nutrisystem ads claim lose 5 pounds in one week. What is actually being lost: fat, water, or muscle tissue?

Nutrisystem ads claim lose 5 pounds in one week.  What is actually being lost: fat, water, or muscle tissue?

Weight loss claims: When one of the thousands of weight loss products puts out an ad claiming a patient will lose 5 or more pounds in one week, a doctor usually thinks "pounds sterling" or "British pounds", as in money. It's marketing. It's advertising. To lose > 5 pounds a week (it would be fat plus its related water), one can exercise all day and limit intake to 1000 calories a day... but it is not healthy to do. ...Read more

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If you're significantly overweight is it ok to lose weight quickly (like a low carb) or should you try for the conventional 1-2 pounds a week. I am 5'0 and weigh 254 pounds. I'm fortunant to not have any medical problems and I go regularly for physicals

If you're significantly overweight is it ok to lose weight quickly (like a low carb) or should you try for the conventional 1-2 pounds a week.  I am 5'0 and weigh 254 pounds.  I'm fortunant to not have any medical problems and I go regularly for physicals

Life long habits: Losing weight is the "easy" part. (not easy at all, of course). The hard part is keeping it off. Therefore, losing weight quickly will not accomplish your goal. Instead, change your habits to focus on pleasurable activities independent of meals and eat in a manner that is sustainable. That means slow weight loss. You should not attempt to lose 100 lbs in anything less than 24 months. ...Read more

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Can i lose 10 pounds in one week to jump start my weight loss even though it's unhealthy?

Can i lose 10 pounds in one week to jump start my weight loss even though it's unhealthy?

You may do the : Opposite of jump starting your weight loss. If you have too few calories you may start off your diet by dropping your metabolic rate - that wouldn't be helpful. ...Read more

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I need to lose 30 pounds in 1 month. Without exercise. Can you please help me..Thank you?

I need to lose 30 pounds in 1 month. Without exercise. Can you please help me..Thank you?

Virtually impossible: This is almost impossible to to without seriously risking your health. I suggest that you see your doctor and/or consult a clinical nutritionist. ...Read more

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