Q: Food — It took me years to put on all the weight. Now that I'm committed to a new fit lifestyle, can you tell me how long it usually takes for someone who's 30 or 40-lbs. overweight to lose it?
A: Losing one pound a week is the best prescription for weight loss. A slow, but steady approach to weight loss is the best way to reach your goal. You will have made behavioral changes that promote healthy living so that you can maintain your ideal body weight.