A 46-year-old member asked:
Help please? what is the least amount of calories my body can survive on without going into starvation mode?
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Endocrinology 59 years experience
Starvation mode: This depends on how big you are and how much fat you have. Easy to test. Cut down on calories and use diabetic urine test strips to test for urine ketones. When 4+ you are starving. Eat till ketones go away. Then repeat till you know how much is right for you.
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