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A 41-year-old female asked:

Is the "3,500 calories is equal to 1 pound" metric accurate? i use an elliptical machine and i never burn 3500 calories while using it, however i'm still losing weight and inches even though i sometimes consume more calories afterwards. explain?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Calories: You must be eating fewer and or burning more calories to lose. Weight. Get the app Cronometer and enter all you eat/drink and exercise and it should become clear what the problem is. Discuss with your team. Don’t forget every one is different but you and Cronometer should give a good idea of where the problem lies.
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