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Eating 450 Calories A Day
Calories every day and exercising 4 times a week (burning 400 - 450 calories). Will i maintain weight?
You need enough: Calories to maintain your metabolic rate. Calculate your weight in pounds and multiply by 10 to determine your baseline. Then add the activity amount of calorie burning each day, 10% for minimal activity and more for vigorous activity (at least 30%). It appears you are able to determine your activity caloric burning so add that amount to your baseline on those days. Adjust based on loss/gain. ...Read more
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
What happens if I burn 3850 calories a day running 7 x a week will I burn 7 kg a week even if I'm eating 100 calories a day?
That would be likely: to make you ill. Please don't try anything this ill- conceived. ...Read more
I strength train 5 times a week (lifting weights) is 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight a day too much?
No.: I think in terms of kgs (2.2 lbs), but 2 grams per kg of weight is ideal. 1 gram per pound is very slightly over and is not an issue. So you are taking an optimal amount, after which there is no additional benefit! ...Read more
It depends on BMR: It depends on your bmr, that is the number of calories you burn daily with your daily activities.And that is the number of calories you need to replace by eating and drinking you can find the formula on line how to calculate your BMR from the web bmr(basal metabolic rate)is the calories your body needs if there is no activity.If you add cals burnt by activity, it gives you the number calories/day. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how long you play and how many calories you burn as well as how much you are eating. You need to have 500 less calories in than out each to lose one pound a week. ...Read more
No proof: The green tea will have no greater effect on burning calories that a glass of hot water each day. Green tea contains some natural; antioxidants but any other health benefits attributed to it are a myth. ...Read more
1000 cal/day deficit: You need to consume 1000 calories less per day than you burn to lose 2 pounds/week. ...Read more
To lose 1pound per week one should have a 3500 calorie deficit. If i take 1200 calories a day then to lose weight I should burn 1700 calories a day?
Math looks correct: In theory, the math works. In reality, how would one know she is burning 1700 calories a day? It's hard enough trying to figure out how many calories one is eating, but it's a lot harder to figure out how many calories are being used! ...Read more
If I normally eat irregular. 3, 000 cals. A day and strt only one meal a day that's 1500 cals and same time each day will I lose weight?
Weight loss: Yes. Weight gain is totally due to the number of calories you eat. Calorie intake can be reduced either by cutting down the total number of calories consumed or by exercising to work off the calories. If you cut your total calories in half you will lose a lot of weight (but one large meal a day diets are difficult to stay with); if you exercise, you will lose even more. ...Read more
How many calories a day should a 53 yr old 5ft 195 pound female should eat a day to lose weight. Also is counting calories better than counting carbs ?
M58, pre diabetic, started 1900 calories per day diet plan to reduce half pound per wk. Within a day feeling extreme weakness. Why so?
Most likely ...: Not drinking enough liquids as you cut back food intake. ...Read more
If I eat an average of 800 calories a day and do an hour and 20 minutes of cardio a day, will I lose weight?
Weight loss: Here is the problem with only eating 800 calories per day - your metabolic rate may eventually drop. Consider eating at least 1,200 calories per day. Your weight loss will be largely dependent on calories expended exceeding caloric intake. ...Read more