What is "Moderate" Weight Loss


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By Julie Satterfeal, MS, RDN, and LD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In many fitness apps, medical waiting room videos, and by certain allied health professionals, the guidelines are provided for a 'moderate' weight loss of 1-2 pounds. This is touted as 'the healthy way', 'the lifestyle change', 'the wellness diet' way to lose weight. It is also commonly proposed to be the moral high road for weight loss. Let's talk about how your body responds to 'moderate' weight loss attempts and some alternatives that will yield more positive outcomes in your life.


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