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Doctor insights on: How To Lose Weight 10 Pounds In 1 Week

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I've got a few extra pounds i'd like to lose so does any one have any ideas on how many calories I should eat to lose weight?

I've got a few extra pounds i'd like to lose so does any one have any ideas on how many calories I should eat to lose weight?

It depends: You need to know your current weight and height, and what your target weight is. You can figure this out online with a fitness or diet website, like my fitness pal. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the fastest way to lose weight maybe 10 pounds in 1 week?

Can you tell me what is the fastest way to lose weight maybe 10 pounds in 1 week?

Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight in one week?

How can I lose weight in one week?

Don't rush weight : Loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed.You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What's the optimal one week diet to lose weight quickly?

What's the optimal one week diet to lose weight quickly?

Weight loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...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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How do I lose weight in less than a week,about 10 pounds,please give me a reasonable answer I really need this

How do I lose weight in less than a week,about 10 pounds,please give me a reasonable answer I really need this

Very difficult: It is almost impossible to lose 10 pounds of fat in a week, even with starvation. Start eating a sensible diet and exercise regularly and you will begin to lose weight gradually at about 1/2 pound per day. Pretty soon you'll be at your target. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight, at least 30 pounds. I have already lost 10, but I have stalled there. I am working out a few times a week. Any advice?

I am trying to lose weight, at least 30 pounds. I have already lost 10, but I have stalled there. I am working out a few times a week. Any advice?

You have to work har: This is quite common. But you have to increase your efforts both at further reducing food intake(this is much more effective than exercise) and more exercise. If you keep cutting out the caloric rich foods and replace them with veggies, fruits and grains you will have a better chance to lose more weight. Plant based foods are the best to accomplish this goal. ...Read more

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Will eating one meal a day and jogging twice or three times a week help me lose weight?

Will eating one meal a day and jogging twice or three times a week help me lose weight?

How big a meal?: You need to have a negtive caloric balance to lose weight. It would be better to eat small meals and exercise, one large meal is not a healthy practice. ...Read more