Originally Posted by mm84321
1 pound is roughly 3,500 calories.
Honestly, I'm not quite sure where we arrived at this maximum of two pounds a week as the healthiest amount for weight loss. I've read of people that have lost 5-6 pounds a week to no ill effect. Granted, generally the heavier you are, the more weight you'll be losing initially.
Most of that being lost is just water and lean body mass. The goal of most people is to...