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800 calories a day to lose weight

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Don't count calories: Counting calories is not the answer! The quality of the food you eat and physical activity is more important. You can lose weight and be fatter while ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, but: There is no harm to restricting your calories for a two week period as long as you are getting sufficient nutrients. Make sure you are getting the es ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
LoseIt: Load up the free app loseit and enjoy the ease of losing weight.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: That sounds absolutely correct. The hard part is to figure out how many calories need to come from exercise (because just being alive will burn hundr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but...: Only if you look at it as a math equation. In truth, there are many other factors to consider, such as your activity level, and hormone status. Also ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
23 years experience Family Medicine
Many more ?s: It is possible to eat around 1, 000 cal per day to loose weight. The trick is getting the proper nutrition and vitamins into that constrained calorie ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Cala vs carbs: both counting calories and carbohydrates can be effective. In general it is 10 cal per pound of body weight to maintain. To maintain 195 pounds you wo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: In men and women, resistance training combined with a healthy diet will build muscles....More in men than women but it works for both. Stronger muscle ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
500 calories a day: 1 pound a day for first few then slower but will eventually die on this number of calories after getting to look like a Dachau prisoner.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
LoseIt: Load the free app loseit and follow directions. It will calculate your daily calorie intake and you record your foods and watch the weight disappear. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alison Stuebe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends...: It depends on how much exercise you are getting. If your baby is only drinking breast milk, you're burning about 500 calories a day making milk. In a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That would depend on: Things like your weight, height and activity level.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Follow the diet: Insanity has its own diet program. Follow that closely. It will fuel your body for some very intense workouts and provide enough calories to sustain ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Anything that consumes calories ( stored as fat) helps lose weight. Walking definitely qualifies.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not healthy!: Eating too few calories may cause your body to actually lose muscle. Also, doing that much cardio on a very low calorie diet can be dangerous. Pleas ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably: With a daily calorie intake that low, you should lose weight.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Your basic needs: You can loose that many pounds just by eating what is recommended for you based on your gender, age and physical condition, just by exercising more. F ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Weight loss: Yes, that is how you best lose weight.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
34 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not necessarily: It depends on your body composition, energy expenditure, underlying medical problems and how quickly you want to lose weight. As a generic answer for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Don't Worry: Each individual has unique calorie needs based on their basal metabolic rate and level of physical activity. However, calorie counting really should ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
3500 calories is 1lb: 500 calories is very low, and if prescribed by a physician can be used for a short time. Pounds are lost by losing 3500 calories. So in a day if you ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise: 3500 calories to lose a pound of fat. 500 calories a day is a lot of exercise--- so consuming 500 less calories a day with this should lose 2 pounds ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Your question is...?: What is your question? A low calorie diet and exercising will help you lose weight.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No one set number: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. ... Read More

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