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What percent of body weight is safe to lose when dieting?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Lose only fat
So for weight loss, you are made of fat, muscle & water. Muscle must stay stable otherwise whatever you lost is coming back!.
You want to lose only fat and that comes by increasing water percent. The more water you have, the less fat you have (think olympic athlete with no body fat). So you can lose alot of weight but monitor to make sure it is only fat, not muscle with physician guidance.

In brief: Lose only fat
So for weight loss, you are made of fat, muscle & water. Muscle must stay stable otherwise whatever you lost is coming back!.
You want to lose only fat and that comes by increasing water percent. The more water you have, the less fat you have (think olympic athlete with no body fat). So you can lose alot of weight but monitor to make sure it is only fat, not muscle with physician guidance.
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