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Cuyahoga Falls, OH
A 31-year-old male asked:

Vegetarian. no fried, processed, potato or nut. only yogurt for dairy. lift .5 hr 3x/day - 4x/week, walk 1 mile daily. 200 lbs - 5'10. for max longevity, do i've to find a way to be in healthy bmi? not muscle mass - waist (not hip) above naval 38''.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Calories count: As a guide, your target weight could be around 180. Do you know what your average daily calorie intake is? Consulting a dietician for 1 visit could be helpful in determining your ideal daily calorie intake depending upon your level of daily activities.You have to eliminate 500 calories every day for a week to lose 1 pound of body weight.
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