Thoughts? Should we reconsider the normal advice to lose 1-2 lbs per week?https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3780395/
Conclusion: Collectively, findings indicate both short- and long-term advantages to fast initial weight loss. Fast weight losers obtained greater weight reduction and long-term maintenance, and were not more susceptible to weight regain than gradual weight losers.https://www.jillianmichaels.com/blog/weight-loss/myth-if-you-lose-weight-too-fast-you-wont-keep-it
A recent study from the University of Florida revealed that losing weight quickly in the early stages of a weight-loss program may be more beneficial, over the long term, both for losing the weight and keeping it off. The researchers found that those who lost weight quickly were five times more likely to achieve clinically significant weight loss in 18 months than those who lost weight at a slower rate.