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Just curious

Is it possible AND safe to lose 50 lbs in 5 months???
If so how do i go about doing that??? Please dont be mean... I'm actually asking for suggestions/ideas not some rude comments...
Thank you

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Asked by armywife2bnm at 12:53 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Health

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  • Yes, but it's hard hard work.
    Split it up into months 50 divided by 5 is 10. You'd have to lose 10lbs per month. Now split it into weeks. 10 divided by 4 is just over 2lbs a week.....say 2 1/2 to round it off.
    So each week you'd have to lose 2 1/2 lbs if you want to make your goal of 50lbs in 5 months.
    Eat healthy and make sure your controlling your portions. Exersize is a running/walking, weight lifting....mix it up so you don't get bored and you hit all the muscles in your body! GL!

    Answer by CABlonde at 12:57 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I would focus on long-term health, rather than weightloss.

    Start with simple changes, one a week.
    Make sure that you are drinking enough water, at least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Eat a half pound of non-starchy vegetables every day.
    Don’t buy junk food
    Walk, or do other exercise, for at least 20 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week.
    Eat an apple or big pile of veggies before meals.
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least 3 different colors.
    Eat 5-6 servings of whole grains a day.
    Eat at least two servings of legumes a day.
    Cut way back on meat and dairy.

    I have a ton of recipes that are tasty, healthy, family and budget friendly; send me a message offlist if you would like some.

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:05 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Their is a 17-day diet plan that was on Dr. Phil google it and try it

    Answer by Momabear455 at 1:07 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

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