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Doctor insights on: Losing 5 Pounds In A Day

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Did i really gain five pounds in one week? I am in college and i eat very healthily and weigh 122 pounds. I am currently training for a marathon and work out every day. Last week i went home for spring break and i went out to dinner a lot and ate more tha

Did i really gain five pounds in one week? I am in college and i eat very healthily and weigh 122 pounds. I am currently training for a marathon and work out every day. Last week i went home for spring break and i went out to dinner a lot and ate more tha

Sure, no problem: You could easily gain 5 in a week. Resume your usual training and add some extra water to your daily intake. Remember, muscle weighs more than fat. As you build muscle you might gain weight. But, see how you look and how your clothes fit. What holr is the belt on ? Weight is only one indicator. Don't sweat it. Good luck in the 26.2. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding 10 month old. Is 1200 calories per day enough for me? Trying to lose five pounds.

Breastfeeding 10 month old. Is 1200 calories per day enough for me?  Trying to lose five pounds.

No: Severely restricting your calories will decrease your breast milk supply. Try to get at least 1500 or more and increase your exercise rather than decreasing your intake. Make sure you take in plenty of water too. ...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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I need to lose about fifty pounds, besides cutting meals into smaller ones (instead of 3 a day, 6 smaller ones a day) how can I do this, by june?

I need to lose about fifty pounds, besides cutting meals into smaller ones (instead of 3 a day, 6 smaller ones a day) how can I do this, by june?

Exercise and support: Record for a week, how you eat now to build awareness. Think of losing 1-3 pounds/week. Exercise every day for at least 30 minutes. Vary the routine: aerobic (fast walking, cycling), resistance (weight/circuit training), stretching (yoga, pilates). Morning exercise may be best for weight loss. Sleep 7-9 hours regularly. Eat low carb, not just low fat. Switch to water. Make changes with a friend. ...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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Can you tell me what number of pounds approximately would i lose in one week eating 500 calories a day?

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

Maybe nothing.: By throwing yourself into starvation mode, you decrease your metabolic rate, lose mostly muscle and end up regaining weight very fast. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many pounds or ounces would you lose without eating for one day?

Can you let me know how many pounds or ounces would you lose without eating for one day?

It depends: It depends on your height, weight, body mass and how many calories you burn. It also depends on how many calories you usually consume in a day. ...Read more

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How to lose five pounds in a week?

How to lose five pounds in a week?

Weight loss: Eating 5000 calories equals gaining one pound of body wight. We burn about 1500 calories per day with normal activities. To lose 5 pounds in a week would be only temporary water weight loss and is unhealthy too. Jogging for 30 minutes equals only about 250 calories burned. You would have to jog all day and eat nothing. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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