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I think one of my weight loss buddies is aiming too high. What would you say to an approx 425 lb 30 y/o woman who wanted to drop 200 lb in a year?

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Dr. SG Erman
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In brief: Too much

Without medical supervision and monitoring, we do not suggest more than 1-2 lbs/wk or 100 lbs/yr. Too many risks of medical complications from inadequate intake of certain nutrients, dehydration, kidney and electrolyte problems, and starvation.

In brief: Too much

Without medical supervision and monitoring, we do not suggest more than 1-2 lbs/wk or 100 lbs/yr. Too many risks of medical complications from inadequate intake of certain nutrients, dehydration, kidney and electrolyte problems, and starvation.
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