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A 38-year-old member asked:

how much should i eat the calories i burn off by exercise are about 500?

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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Cardiology 24 years experience
Depends: I recommend a loss rate of 2-4 lbs/month. Apps such as lose it! will help.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Calories: All calories are not the same. What you get from junk food is far different from calories from healthy food. Please let us know why you want to reduce caloric intake/burn them off. There may be a better way to manage your situation. Your primary care doc or a nutritionist can be helpful. Peace and good health.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Healthy weight: Aim to keep your BMI at about 22. Adjust your intake and exercise to achieve that end.

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