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How to lose.Ten pounds in a.Week?
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Justin Fuehrer
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not safe
Losing 10 lbs in one week is generally not a good idea.
That is too rapid of a weight loss and essentially means you would likely have to be starving yourself to lose that amount of weight. A good rule of thumb to follow is to lose up to 2-3 lbs per week.

In brief: Not safe
Losing 10 lbs in one week is generally not a good idea.
That is too rapid of a weight loss and essentially means you would likely have to be starving yourself to lose that amount of weight. A good rule of thumb to follow is to lose up to 2-3 lbs per week.
Justin Fuehrer
Justin Fuehrer
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Holly Barth
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not healthy
It is not healthy to lose more than a couple pounds a week.
Ten pounds in one week would be way too many, and would suggest an unhealthy weight loss.

In brief: Not healthy
It is not healthy to lose more than a couple pounds a week.
Ten pounds in one week would be way too many, and would suggest an unhealthy weight loss.
Holly Barth
Holly Barth
Answer assisted by Holly Barth, Medical Student
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