A 38-year-old member asked:
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i am curious as to how many miles a day should i walk to lose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is about 100: Calories per mile (give or take). It takes 3, 500 calories to lose a pound. If you make no changes to your diet - the amount you walk will be determined by the desired rate of weight loss.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Yes: If your calorie intake remains lower than your calories burned. You will burn roughly 100 calories per mile that you walk.
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