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Cut back 600 calories a day (same high-fiber nutritious foods, just smaller portions) to lose weight. Still daily bms but now hard. Diet the reason?

Cut back 600 calories a day (same high-fiber nutritious foods, just smaller portions) to lose weight. Still daily bms but now hard. Diet the reason?

Very possibly: ....but I would think the bigger problem might be water intake, though that surprises me. Your question suggests you are knowledgable about healthy eating and I would guess that you are pretty good about drinking water. In any event, especially with this few calories you need 8-12 glasses a day. Make sure you are getting at least 1000 ca/day; fewer is unsafe. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Is 1600 calories a day too much to lose weight?

Is 1600 calories a day too much to lose weight?

Not necessarily: It depends on your body composition, energy expenditure, underlying medical problems and how quickly you want to lose weight. As a generic answer for "the average adult", 1600 calories is not too much at all. ...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 calories should I eat per day to lose weight?

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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Can you lose weight if you eat 1200 calories a day?

Can you lose weight if you eat 1200 calories a day?

Yes: Congratulations on your decision to trim down. It's a wonderful gift to yourself and those who love you, and it cannot be bought with any amount of money. Ultimately, it's calories-in, calories-out. If you add aerobic exercise to your life, you'll lose weight faster, have great-looking muscle as well, and you'll find yourself naturally eating wisely without dieting being a chore. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight on 900 calories a day?

Is it possible to lose weight on 900 calories a day?

Yes - but that might: Be too low a calorie intake for many. Suggest you work with a nutritionist to develop a healthy nutrition/ weight loss plan. ...Read more

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How many calories I should eat per day to lose weight ?

How many calories I should eat per day to lose weight ?

LoseIt: Load the free app loseit and follow directions. It will calculate your daily calorie intake and you record your foods and watch the weight disappear. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will I start to lose weight if I eat 1100 calories a day?

Will I start to lose weight if I eat 1100 calories a day?

Likely: There are about 3,500 calories to lose per pound. Calories burned must be greater than calories consumed. Increasing physical activity level will also help. Just be careful not to drop calorie intake too low or it may decrease your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight safely if I only eat 1000 calories a day?

Yes, depends : Weight loss depends entirely on consuming less calories than are utilized. Your body habitus is a major variable here. If you eat only 1000 calories/day, then you are already consuming less than the average adult requires. Be careful to maintain proper nutrients in those 1000 calories. It can be done safely, but you should have your doctor's guidance. ...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