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Doctor insights on: Calorie Count For 49 Year Old 200 Lb Man

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I am a 25 year old 175 lb man who exercises 3-4 times a wk What's the minimum calories I can hav without havin my body go into starve mode & store fat?

I am a 25 year old 175 lb man who exercises 3-4 times a wk What's the minimum calories I can hav without havin my body go into starve mode & store fat?

Sorry, but...: I can't answer that question because the assumption you make that "going into starvation mode" makes you "store fat" is incorrect. (Maybe I misunderstood what you were asking.) A very low calorie diet may slow down your metabolism as a protective mechanism against starvation but, if you're burning off more calories than you take in, you will lose weight (including fat). ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

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


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As a 19 year old male 135 lbs, how many calories must I eat to gain 1 lb a week?

As a 19 year old male 135 lbs, how many calories must I eat to gain 1 lb a week?

No need to gain wt: How tall are you? It is not a good idea to add weight. Being skinny is not a disease. As you grow older, you will gain weight and look back fondly at this time when you could eat and not get fat. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk prodFor good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How much calorie should they have per day:40 year old women height 162cm weight 55kg. Man age47 wight79kg height172cm?

How much calorie should they have per day:40 year old women height 162cm weight 55kg. Man age47 wight79kg height172cm?

Many Wrong Variables: A calorie is a unit of heat, a food calorie is a kcal, 1, 000 of the small calories. Calories are measured in a calorimeter, a sealed insulated container in which the food is burned to water, co2 & ash. What does this have to do with eating the food? Not a great deal. Calories are different. The bigger issue is how we respond to the food, how this alters our body & body function. See: nusi.Org. ...Read more

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I'm 26 year old man. As I get older and metabolism slows down, how much calories shud I eat to stay slim. Exercise bike is only exercise I can do?

I'm 26 year old man. As I get older and metabolism slows down,  how much calories shud I eat to stay slim. Exercise bike is only exercise I can do?

No one number: You need to tailor your intake to your needs. Do weigh yourself regularly as it is difficult to lose weight once it gets out of control. It is good that you exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I'm a 5"10, 77kg, 25 year old man. If I cut calories by 600 below my daily needs what fat to muscle loss ratio can I expect per week. I don't exercise or intend to at this point. I know it's a difficult question but an estimate will be fine?

I'm a 5"10, 77kg, 25 year old man. If I cut calories by 600 below my daily needs what fat to muscle loss ratio can I expect per week. I don't exercise or intend to at this point. I know it's a difficult question but an estimate will be fine?

No consistent ratio: The ratio of fat to muscle loss with any given calorie deficit depends partly on the nutritional composition of your diet. You need the proper balance of unrefined carbs, high quality protein and some fat to avoid muscle loss & maintain stable blood sugar levels. Regardless, weight training is ESSENTIAL to maintaining muscle mass. See >hsph.harvard.edu/obesity prevention ...Read more

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What is the suggested daily calorie intake for a 22 year old man?

What is the suggested daily calorie intake for a 22 year old man?

Really Depends: There isn't any specific calorie count in general. It would depend on body build, level of activity, and also on the diet itself. ...Read more

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I'm a 26 year old man. I weight 13:5 stone. Can I live healthily on 1600 calories per day to aid weight loss. Only exercise I can do is exercise bike?

I'm a 26 year old man. I weight 13:5 stone. Can I live healthily on  1600 calories per day to aid weight loss. Only exercise I can do is exercise bike?

Must be careful: You probably won't compromise your health with 1600 calorie intake but you must be sure to eat healthy food. Your diet should be limited to fruits, vegetables, and lean protein. You should avoid processed and preserved foods that would be less nutritionally dense than their fresh counterparts. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 6 year old eat in a day?

How many calories should a 6 year old eat in a day?

1400 calories: •1 year old children need about 900 calories per day • 2 - 3 year old children need 1000 calories per day • 4 - 8 year old children need 1200 calories per day if they are girls and 1400 calories per day if they are boys. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 10 year old eat per day?

How many calories should a 10 year old eat per day?

Calorie intake: There is no definite answer for this question. Every person has a basal energy expenditure (just being alive) and energy used in activities. Children who are growing need some calories beyond the total energy expenditure and people who are dieting need a few calories less. A very active 10 year old may need >2000 calories a day while a sedentary 10 year old may only need 1000 calories a day. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 15 year old have in 1 day?

How many calories  should a 15 year old have in 1 day?

No set answer: This really depends on the size of the child, health status, and level of daily activity. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 15 year old boy eat a day?

How many calories should  a 15 year old boy eat a day?

Depends: On his activity level. Generally active growing teenage boys need 4000-6000 calories a day. It may be less if overweight or more if very active like michael phelps in training. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should a 12 year old eat a day?

What amount of calories should a 12 year old eat a day?

Varies: Activity level and size play a role. Look at www.Choosemyplate.Gov and create a profile with age, gender, height, weight, and activity level for a general idea and a food plan. ...Read more

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How much calories does an average 8 year old child need?

How much calories does an average 8 year old child need?

Enough: If the child eats appropriate god-made food and leaves the "junk" alone, he/she has a satiety center in the brain that tells him/her that itisenough. You do not have to count calories. ...Read more

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How many calories should 16 year olds eat to lose weight?

How many calories should 16 year olds eat to lose weight?

Difficult to Say: Knowing you are 17 & female is not enough to determine this. Are you normal weight, overweight, underweight? How tall are you? Are you very active or pretty inactive? All of these factors come into play. Webmd and many other sites have calorie calculators that ask a variety of questions and can give a range for each day. Also note that the number will be an average per day. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 1, 500 calories enough for a 13 year old boy?

Need help. Is 1, 500 calories enough for a 13 year old boy?

Probably not: Most 13 year old boys are still growing, so need more calories than an adult. Someone at complete bed rest might get by on 1500 calories a day, but an active adolescent might need twice that amount daily. I would worry about a teenager who is counting calories and restricting, as this could be a sign of an eating disorder. ...Read more

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What number of calories should a 13 year old eat in each day?

What number of calories should a 13 year old eat in each day?

It depends: Caloric intake requirements in teenagers depends on how active they are, what size they are at the time (ie underweight, overweight, normal), and how tall they are. In general teenage girls need 1600-2200 calories per day. More important is to make sure the food is of high quality including 6-8 servings of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and calcium containing food. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 1 year old baby consume in one day?

How many calories should a 1 year old baby consume in one day?

Around 1100 calories: For an average 12- month-old infant weighing 22-23 lbs, daily calory requirement is close to 1100. ...Read more

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