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eating 900 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Too low calories: This is too low a calorie intake. You should not go below 1000 calories to be safe. You should eat regular meals and not skip meals. Weight loss invo ... 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not the best: without an exam, I can only give general information, and while I can say that you are not fat, I cannot say if you are thin (depends on how much musc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably: It depends on your height and current weight. A diet does not have to be that restrictive to lose weight, especially if you perform aerobic exercise a ... Read More
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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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on how many of these meals you eat. If you eat fewer calories than you need, you will lose weight. Rough formula-your weight x 10= calori ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: This depends on your size, activity level and the type of calories (low-glycemic foods help the most). Most people will lost weight on a 1200 calorie ... Read More
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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. 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 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 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You need to monitor your caloric intake nd monitor carbohydrate intake. Also avaoid snacking.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes - but that might: Be too low a calorie intake for many. Suggest you work with a nutritionist to develop a healthy nutrition/ weight loss plan.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope thi ... Read More
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 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: It depends on what is in those meals. Meals full of sugar and saturated fat. Even if small. May not contribute to weight loss. Small meals composed of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
60 cals: Unlikely to have any impact on your weight or enjoyment of food.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No such thing!: There are no negative calorie foods. All foods including any and all vegetables and fruits have calories.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
CutCarbs AsLowAsAble: The key is not calories (measured in a calorimeter, not by eating) but food choices. Go hf/lc, cut all carbs (even non-sugar sweeteners) which drive i ... Read More
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