lose 50 pounds [1.9 Billion obese people in the world]


The quick and correct answer is: 25 WEEKS OR ABOUT 6 MONTHS.

According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's in 2007-08, )
34% of American are obese.

2 question people ask the most:

WHO In 2016, declared that more than 1.9 billion people aged 18 years and above are obese.

Being overweight or obese is a global problem and a lot of obese people are asking the same ' how can I lose 50 pounds '

To lose 1 pound, you would have to cut off 3,500 calories. Since everybody's daily caloric intake is different, the first step is to check what you're eating and the amount of calories it contains.

This is simple by speaking to a dietitian or keep a tract on a calorie app.

Removing 1,000 calories daily will cut 7,000 calories every week. Cutting 7,000 calories gives you 2 lb. weight reduction every week, so losing 50 pounds. will require 25 weeks, or around a half year.

The most important thing to remember is that the minimum necessary intake of calorie is 1200 a day, so take 1200 calories and cut any food increasing extra calories.

(Use a good calorie app or talk to a professional on what to eat to reduce calorie intake).

Strategies to lose 50 pounds in 6 months:

  • Counting and cutting your calories.

  • Reducing fat in your diet

  • Intaking more fruits and vegetables

  • staying physically active

  • Avoid sugary drinks and only drink water, a lot.

  • Have a smaller portion of food.

  • Mental strength

A Lot of people want to lose weight quickly but unfortunately there is no ‘RIGHT’ quick way or easy way to lose 50 pounds. The correct and achievable time to lose 50 pounds is around 6 months.


Important Note:

A study concluded by  University of California study 33 and 66 percent of individuals who lost around 5 to10 percent of their body weight regained that weight back inside a time span of 5 years and most people aren't even able to stay committed mentally to work on weight loss for 6 months, so:

Mental strength goes alongside calories reduction and keeping exercise in order to lose weight.

Some helpful tips:

  • Keep a day to day diary.
  • Stay in motivational groups with people either close to you or in online groups. Remember, losing 50 pounds is as mentally challenging as it is physically.

  • Breakfast is the most important meal, have a good breakfast with low-fat protein. 

  • keep 100-calorie snacks available in hand or instant energy. 

  • Have smaller portions evenly spread 5-7 a day. 

  • The dairy or app you keep for calorie check can also be used for setting short and long term goals. 

  • keep a cheat day as a motivation and don't go all out on those days too. a day to relax and something to look forward to and motivate you.


Shedding pounds takes a great deal of persistence. A person trying to lose weight or trying to achieve anything good as for that matter need to work on daily habits to improve life.

The rate of weight loss will change too  as your body is changing during the weight loss process, still the main factor is  calorie reduction in your body  and after some time you will see weight loss.

Try to avoid short cut weight loss medicine you get online and stay prepared for a healthy weight loss which includes a combination of healthy eating, exercising and staying mentally strong.


What changes will happen to my body if I lose 50 pounds?

You’re whole lifestyle and mannerism changes ones you've lost around 50 pounds, here are a few mentioned below:

Positive effects:

  1. You will Sleep much Better 
  2. Your Mood will significantly Improves 
  3. Your Sexual Health improves
  4. Your Blood Pressure comes Down 
  5. Your Eyesight  improves 
  6. Less Knee and Joint Pain 
  7. Cholesterol Levels Drops down
Negitive effects:
  1. lose skin.

Will losing 50 pounds cause loose skin?

Skin has limited elasticity so if you obese and the skin stretches excessively and when you lose weight like20 or 30 the skin might shrink back but losing 50 pounds the skin mostly dosen't drinks back as which may leave loose skin which can lead to another problem and frustration.

How can you get rid of loose skin after weight loss?

If skin loosening is a lot then a surgical procedure would be required to cut off the excessive skin and furthermore liposuction might be needed.
For less skin loosening, non invasive procedures can be done like ultrasound or radiofrequency or others.

How to lose 50 lbs quickly?

Well, you need 1200 calories in food everyday that's a must but you can burn some extra calories by some extra physical exercises like:
  • Walking
  • jogging
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Body weight exercises
  • Light weight-lifting
Make exercise a must on your list of "whats the first thing to do when you wake up"

How to lose 50 pounds in 3 months:

The average time It takes to losing 50 pounds is 6 months by reducing 3500 calories a week so it will take reducing 7000 calories a week if you want to lose 50 pounds in 3 months.

Can I lose 50 pounds weight lose in one month by exercise:

Well, losing 50 pounds is a lot to ask. Though it can be done, it is not recommended and advisable by experts as they only recommend a maximum of 8 pounds a month. 

It's better to lose weight the right healthy way by also giving the body the necessary nutrients it requires otherwise it can lead to other health problems like hair loss (lack of B12 can cause hair loss) among many others.

How fast can i lose 50 pounds:

The ideal timeline of how fast you can lose 50 pounds in around 6 months.

How hard is it to lose 50 pounds:

Any weight loss be it 5 pound, 10 or 50 pounds is hard and challenging both mentally and physically and you need to stick to a tight schedule of diet and exercise to achieve any weight loss.

Thank you for reading,

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