How Much Weight Should I Lose?

APPOMATTOX, VA (WWBT) - Weight is something so many people struggle with.  But when we finally get on a program that works, when is the right time to say we've reached our goal?

Dr. John Clay answers the question of how much weight to lose on a regular basis.

He thinks giving patients an ideal body weight may not be practical or realistic.

For most people with excess weight, losing 10 percent of their current body weight will make a benefit in improving their overall health

A safe exercise program and appropriate diet are essential to weight loss.

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