Is losing 7 pounds in a week good?

According to many experts, losing 1 to 2 pounds (0.45—0.9 kg) per week is a healthy and safe rate (1, 2,. Losing more than that is considered too fast and could put you at risk for many health problems, including muscle loss, gallstones, nutritional deficiencies and a drop in metabolism (4, 6, 7,.