One pound per week
One pound per week is considered a healthy and safe amount of weight to lose.
Since a pound of fat contains 3500 cal. You will have to eat 500 cal. Per day less than you burn. There are internet sites such as fatburn.Com and activtrax to help with this, if you desire. People who brag of losing 5 lb. A week have lost mostly water and some muscle, not primarily fat!