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A 19-year-old female asked:

I lost weight eating 1,000 calories a day now that i'm at my goal weight i wanna maintain , so should i eat more calories ? or will i gain it back?

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Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
Pediatric Endocrinology 45 years experience
Keep it up!: Once people lose weight for a few months there is a tendency to regain it, particularly if they go off their diet. I would stay on your diet and if you continue to lose weight then you might try going up to 1200 calories a day.

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Last updated Feb 17, 2020

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