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Upper Marlboro, MD
A 23-year-old male asked:

I've been drinking water a lot and less juice for the past year & less calories a day. could that cause weight loss? i've maintained it for a year.

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Weight loss: Consuming 1500 Cal/day or less will cause weight loss. Commend yourself if you have maintained average weight for your age and height for a year, have good energy and functioning well. See Physician for present Physical status and discuss your Diet.

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