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How many calories do the morbidly obese people eat

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vaidehi Patel
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: With proper supervision by a health care profession it is okay but if you are doing this on your own it is not safe. You want to reduce calories per ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: However, always remember 3 things about successful dieting: 1- what you eat 2- what you do 3- who you are. Diet = 7-80% nutrition and 20-30% exercise.... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
David L. Katz, MD: Please take a look at book by david l. Katz, md. He uses an holistic approach to weight management and overall health. There are so many diets out t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: Amount of weight lost is based upon the calories burned verses the calories taken in per day. For example, if you burn 2500 calories per day and take... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Congratulations: on asking this question. Please see your doctor for guidance. W/out that your weight loss program can be dangerous. Hormone levels, cardio, etc, al... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Hungry: Recommend pcp evaluate for blood sugar, endocrine functions, and lipids.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
Endocrinology 37 years experience
1600 calories a day: It is hard to give an answer without knowing more about the individual patient's weight, height, and activity levels. In our research trials, we advis... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
See your physician: This is safe if the food choices are balanced and sensible but the long term solution with these numbers may well be bariatric surgery.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Weight loss: Correct!!! Weight loss is about creating a calorie defecit (burn more than you take in). the average human can burn 1600-2000 cal /day a bit more wit... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Go slow: As a weight loss surgeon. I commend you for your goal of getting healthier. I highly recommend that you don't limit your calories too much as this wil... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Should see your MD: There are many causes and treatments for obesity. A careful physical examination and history by your physician will help lead you to answers and possi... Read More

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