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Silver Spring, MD
A 19-year-old female asked:

Can one day of eating more calories than usual cause weight gain ? i usually eat around 1,060 a day but today i ate like 1,160 :( i'm scared

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No worries: Nothing different will happen if a person eats just 100 extra calories on just one day. No worries. Don't sweat the small stuff.
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