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how to calculate calories to lose 2 pounds per week

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
BMI: Your BMI is 27.6 - mildly overweight. Calculate BMI by googling BMI calculator. To calculate caloric need google BMR( basal metabolic rate), based o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
There are many...: Calculators that take your heart rate, your body weight, and physical activity to calculate caloric burn. Usually these are high end heart rate monit ... Read More
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Several calculators: There are several calculators that help you with the calories burned. See one below: http://www.Shapesense.Com/fitness-exercise/calculators/heart ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
36 years experience Family Medicine
Age, sex, activity: Calorie requirements are calculated based on the age, male or female and the activity level. For a bedridden person use the sedentary calorie. Since e ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
From the chain.: Look online. Mot of the major chains have calorie info there. It is also available in their stores.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on your BMR: You can calculate hour daily cals needed to maintain weight.You need to calculate your BMR from BMR calculater available on web, that will tell you nu ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Apps: There is actually a pretty cool app called myfitnesspal available for free on iOS and Android (methyltestosterone). I used this when I had to lose wei ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
You do not need: That. We do not have to be mathematicians to eat properly. Just stick to "god made" food.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Laboratory analysis: You cannot do this at home. You have to trust the calorie count on the label of foods. Caloric content is determined by combustion of the food in a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Calories wt loss: How do you calculate calories for weight loss? ANS: calculate how many calories you are eating now. I recommend using the app FitnessPal. Do this 4 1 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
9 cal/min: According to fitness partner a 150 pound person would burn about nine calories for each minute of doing sit ups.

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