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Doctor insights on: Calories Per Day Vs Weight

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Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

It isn't that simple: Look at junk carbs, sugar, fat, total calories ; physical activity. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...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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What number of calories per day to lose weight?

What number of calories per day to lose weight?

No specific #: There isn't a specific number. The bottom line is that you need to burn more calories than you take in. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 13-yo consume per day?

How many calories should a 13-yo consume per day?

2300: Rule of thumb, is 1000 calories plus 100 x age in years 1000 + (100 x 13) = 1000 + 1300 answer 2300 plus or minus 230 calories (10%). ...Read more

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How many calorie should one burn per day on treadmill?

How many calorie should one burn per day on treadmill?

How many...: ...Calories you burn depends on how long you are on the treadmill, how fast you are going, how much you weigh, your individual metabolism. There is no magic number of calories that should be burned. Remember that the calorie counter on the treadmill (if there is one) may be about 30% off. Judge by how you feel, if your health is improving, and if you are accomplishing your exercise goals. ...Read more

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Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Yes but...: Only if you look at it as a math equation. In truth, there are many other factors to consider, such as your activity level, and hormone status. Also, you may loose muscle as well as fat if all you do is cut the calories. ...Read more

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How many calories deficit per day do I need to lose 2-4 pounds per week with moderate exercise?

How many calories deficit per day do I need to lose 2-4 pounds per week with moderate exercise?

Exercise: 3500 calories to lose a pound of fat. 500 calories a day is a lot of exercise--- so consuming 500 less calories a day with this should lose 2 pounds a week. ...Read more

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How much weight would a 165lb. Female lose consuming 500 calories per day?

How much weight would a 165lb. Female lose consuming 500 calories per day?

500 calories a day: 1 pound a day for first few then slower but will eventually die on this number of calories after getting to look like a Dachau prisoner. ...Read more

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Is 80 grams of monounsaturated fat and 17.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat per day too much? I eat 2500 calories per day.

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Is 80 grams of monounsaturated fat and 17.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat per day too much? I eat 2500 calories per day.

Difficult: Official guidance is 20-35% of calories from fat and each 1g fat is 9 calories so probably around 55-95g fat per day. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000747.htm Main fat to reduce is saturated fat. Recommend seeing licensed dietician in your area for specific advice/guidance here ...Read more

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What number of calories should I eat/day for 1-2 pounds of weight gain per week?

What number of calories should I eat/day for 1-2 pounds of weight gain per week?

You can add: an extra 500 calories per day to increase weight by a pound per week. ...Read more

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Will running two miles per day on a standard 1800 calorie diet help me burn body fat and gain muscle?

Will running two miles per day on a standard 1800 calorie diet help me burn body fat and gain muscle?

Yes and no: In men and women, resistance training combined with a healthy diet will build muscles....More in men than women but it works for both. Stronger muscles tend to burn more calories than weaker muscles even when you are not using them...That helps reduce fat. Lifting with proper form to the point of momentary failure plus a good diet seems to be the best way to get the muscles to respond. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight by consuming 700 calories per day and doing cardio for an hour a day?

Will I lose weight by consuming 700 calories per day and doing cardio for an hour a day?

Not healthy!: Eating too few calories may cause your body to actually lose muscle. Also, doing that much cardio on a very low calorie diet can be dangerous. Please make sure you are eating enough calories to properly fuel your body in a healthy manner. ...Read more

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How many calories per day are needed to maintain weight?

How many calories per day are needed to maintain weight?

500 less than usual: Eating your usual diet will maintain your weight or cause you to plateau. To break your plateau you must decrease your calories for a time period, usually 1-2 weeks. For example, if you usually eat 2200 to 2000 calories then you need to decrease your caloric intake to 1500-1800 calories for a few weeks only if cleared by your physician. No strenuous exercise during this time. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 170lb woman eat per day ?

How many calories should a 170lb woman eat per day ?

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

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How calories should I eat per day to lose weight?

DEPENDS: It depends on how much you weigh, how many pounds you need to loose and over how long period as a rule you have to cut down 3500 calories to loose 1 lb of weight so sit down with a calculater and find out for yourself how many calories you need to eat daily but if you plan to loose weight too fast, you should do it under medical supervision only. ...Read more

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I am taking total 500 calorie per day.how many calories I have to burn per day to loose 2 pounds per week?Or without exercise can I burn 1kg per week?

500 calories a: day is dangerously low. Please see your doc for food plan changes first. We do not want you to become ill or develop an eating disorder. A nutritionist could be helpful, as can a trainer at a gym. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What number of calories to eat per day to lose weight and tone up?

What number of calories to eat per day to lose weight and tone up?

No one set number: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more