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Please tell me the minimum calories that an adult woman should eat in order to stay healthy?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
The: recommendation of the Center for Nutrition Policy is as follows 1800-2000 if active 2000-2200 if you get moderate exercise' These figures are for women 19-30 years At age 46 (since usually less active) I would recommend 1800! Hope this helps Dr Z

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