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how many calories a day is considered starving

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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: It depends upon your height, weight, overall health. 1000 calories a day is a very restrictive intake and can lead to significant weight loss, particu ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds like it: A 12-month-old who drinks 6 ounces of breastmilk or formula 5 times a day already is at 600 calories, and that's not counting any baby food. A 12-mont ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Calories: I strongly recommend that you see a dietitian who will help you with your concerns and all should turn out OK!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
1800 calorie: For some people with physically active jobs or lifestyles, 1800 calories can lead to significant weight loss whereas very inactive people can gain wei ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
39 years experience Family Medicine
1000 or less: In most people, eating less than 1000 calories per day causes a starvation state.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight loss: Please see your doc for guidance but higher fat in you diet and protein will provide satiety so you won't feel so hungry. These include coconut oil, ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
That is pretty low: You probably won't have a serious problem EXCEPT for major loss of muscle BUT, you use up about 2400 calories... net loss of 1000 calorie per day or a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
38 years experience Dentistry
Salads: Eat lots of salads without dressing.High protein foods like eggs (75-80 cals) also can provide feeling of fullness.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I don't know the calorie count, but i just reviewed the basics in order to answer your question. I think that there are much healthier ways to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Of course you are: Yes, that's what makes dieting hard. You can try different things to help this: eating smaller portions more frequently, drinking a glass of water, ... Read More
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