A 38-year-old member asked:
What is the amount of calories in a diet that maintains current body weight?
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Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Depends on Activity : The daily caloric needs range from 1500 to 2, 000 depending on how physically active you are. The lower figure is adequate for most folks who are doing a light job or are doing a desk job.
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