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A low-calorie diet is usually used to achieve weight loss of 1 lb (0.5 kg) to 2 lb (0.9 kg) per week. Most experts do not recommend losing more than 2 lb (0.9 kg) per week unless you are participating in a medically-supervised weight loss plan.
General recommendations for a low-calorie diet include:
Last Revised: March 19, 2013
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