Although there are no medically reliable sources that recommend a specific 15-day diet plan, following a diet that reduces calorie intake by 3,500 calories per week, or 500 calories per day, can be effective for losing a... More »

Sit ups alone are not an effective method for losing weight. Sit ups are great for building core strength and for toning the muscles of the abdomen. However, they generally do not burn body fat or help shed pounds effect... More »

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According to WebMD, losing 15 pounds in two weeks is not healthy. Weight can generally be expected to be lost at a rate of 1 to 2 pounds per week when done safely, which means that it is necessary to burn approximately 5... More »

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The Mayo Clinic advises a person trying to lose weight quickly to follow a diet and exercise program where he aims to lose 1 to 2 pounds per week by burning 500 calories more per day than he consumes. Such a diet involve... More »

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Burning 500 more calories than consuming each day results in weight loss of anywhere between one to two pounds a week, according to WebMD. Losing more weight than 1 or 2 pounds per week requires cutting additional calori... More »

www.reference.com Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

Burning 500 more calories than eating each day for a week is a good way to lose 1 pound a week, according to WebMD. Eating less food and exercising are other ways to lose weight. Reducing starches and sodium reduces wate... More »

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Some of the benefits of the 7-day carb cycle plan are psychological in that it not only includes alternating high- and lo-carb days during the week, it also includes a seventh-day reward day that allows dieters to have f... More »

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