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Is losing 25lbs in 3 mnths a reasonable or achievable weight loss goal?

Is losing 25lbs in 3 mnths a reasonable or achievable weight loss goal?

Yes: The answer depends on your baseline weight but in general a pace of 0.5-2 lbs/week is acceptable and achievable. The most important thing is how you are doing this. Make sure you stick to a program that you know you can maintain lifelong instead of falling for the fad diets/regimen. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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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Tips on weight loss of 12 pounds in 3 months?

Tips on weight loss of 12 pounds in 3 months?

Cut calories: The only way is to reduce the calorie intake. Balanced diet, regular sane exercise and good rest are all that is needed. ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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Which weight loss regime can I do to drop 10 pounds in one month?

Which weight loss regime can I do to drop 10 pounds in one month?

Liposuction: It takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. To lose 10 pounds in 30 days you would have to burn off an extra 35000 calories/30 days or about 1167 calories/day that you don't take in. That's the equivalent of walking 116 miles/day. Remember, you need to find a diet and activity regimen you can follow the rest of your live, not a gimmick or scam on the internet. ...Read more

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What would be the best way to get out of a 3 month weight loss plateau?

What would be the best way to get out of a 3 month weight loss plateau?

Relax: And continue with diet and exercise. Plateaus are common when attempting to lose weight. Try changing your routine and eating different and less food or doing different and more physical activity. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any tips for extreme weight loss in a short amount of time, like 24 pounds in a month or two?

Are there any tips for extreme weight loss in a short amount of time, like 24 pounds in a month or two?

Fast weight loss: weight loss of 1-2 lbs/week is the typical advice. Although it may seem like slow for weight loss it's more likely to help you maintain your weight loss for the long term. if you lose a lot of weight very quickly you may not lose as much fat as you would with a modest rate of weight loss, Instead you might lose water weight or even lean tissue since it's hard to burn that many fat that fast ...Read more

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I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Weight may not change much but fat will now be muscle--healthier and more attractive. ...Read more

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I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

Weight plateau: You are in a weight loss plateau. This is the bodies adjustment to your lost weight. Your resting metabolic rate has decreased and you will need to change your diet by decreasing caloric intake, or just being vigilant on your current plan. Additionally I recommend you change your exercise routine to an activity that is new for you. ...Read more

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I have lost 15 pounds in 2 months, test detected d.fragilis but how does that explain the weight loss? I haven't been eating much also. It's horrible

I have lost 15 pounds in 2 months, test detected d.fragilis but how does that explain the weight loss? I haven't been eating much also. It's horrible

D fragilis: D fragilis can cause problems but not often. That said, losing 15 pounds in 2 months (assuming you have not wanted to lose that weight), strongly suggests you go back to your doctor and work out what the cause(s) of your weight loss might be. Please keep me informed. PS: I left Sydney in 1974 and have been a doctor in Michigan since 1976. Many trips back to Sydney, each time very enjoyable. ...Read more

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Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Metabolic Balance: Metabolic balance will give results. Just do not overdo weight loss. Fast weight loss can too quickly release toxins stored in your fat and make you not feel good. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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