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What is a safe amount of weight to lose in 1 week?
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Depends on weight
If a person weighs 400 pounds.
Ten pounds is only 2.5 percent of his/her body weight. A person who weight 100 pounds, ten pounds would be ten percent of his /her weight. Ideally, one should not lose more than about 5 percent of one's body weight in a week.

In brief: Depends on weight
If a person weighs 400 pounds.
Ten pounds is only 2.5 percent of his/her body weight. A person who weight 100 pounds, ten pounds would be ten percent of his /her weight. Ideally, one should not lose more than about 5 percent of one's body weight in a week.
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