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consuming 1,250 calories daily. background burn rate estimated 1,600-1,700 online. weigh 140 lbs, goal 125. 5'6". feel finegradual weight loss. safe?

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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sounds OK: Your youth helps protect you, and a short term drop in calories of about 25% is not too severe. Physical activity is important component of weight loss when able to add in. Good luck.
Answered on Nov 14, 2016
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually : Need to see primary care physician or do Healthtap to visit for a specific recommendation
Answered on Nov 20, 2016

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