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to maintain weight how many calories

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That depends..: ...On your individual metabolism, the amount of exercise you do, and many other factors. If you are very sedentary, you will need very few calories ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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I would suggest 1200: You should not exceed 1500 calories per day unless you are doing some strenuous exercise.
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Dr. Joyce Adams
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Enough for fuel: The number of calories needed to maintain weight is highly veriable from one person to the other, depending on how active a person is and on their met ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Calculation:: Take your weight in pounds, multiply by 10, and add to that 10-30% depending on how much activity you engage in. Below that amount would be interprete ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Adjust the calories : It is good to first find out your target healthy weight. Then you can adjust the food intake according to your need to lose or to gain weight. Most o ... Read More
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Dr. Chad Zooker
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Depends...: First you should google BMR (basal metabolic rate) calculator and enter your height, weight and activity level. This will tell you the amount of calo ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Metabolism: To determine ideal intake for your size take your weight in pounds, multiply by 10, and add to that 10-30% depending on how much activity you engage i ... Read More
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
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Same as in summer: We do not hibernate.
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Dr. Shirlene Moten
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500 less than usual: Eating your usual diet will maintain your weight or cause you to plateau. To break your plateau you must decrease your calories for a time period, usu ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Calculation:: Take your weight in pounds, multiply by 10, and add to that 10-30% depending on how much activity you engage in. Below that amount would be interprete ... Read More

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