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Is burning 800 calories a day enough to lose weight

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Starvation: Starvation diets do not work. They actually harm your body, your metabolism and lead to more difficult weight troubles in the long run. You should ea... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Fitbit not accurate: If you are not losing weight, you need to reduce your intake, further. With increasing age the basal metabolism slows down. The exercise and reduced i... Read More
Dr. Nelsa Ciapponi
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Can’t lose weight: Hello- if you’re unable to lose weight being as active as you are, there may be a metabolic or hormonal issue that your doctor could check for. Thyroi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Weight loss: Here is the problem with only eating 800 calories per day - your metabolic rate may eventually drop. Consider eating at least 1,200 calories per day. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Likely: There are about 3,500 calories to lose per pound. Calories burned must be greater than calories consumed. Increasing physical activity level will also... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
May backfire.: If you ingest too few calories your metabolic rate may drop.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics 34 years experience
Poor way to lose: 100 calorie is starvation not a good choice plus not sustainable..I would cut the carbs ..No sodas and see your md for a follow up..You can get idea's... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Your question is...?: What is your question? A low calorie diet and exercising will help you lose weight.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
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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