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How calories do I need to lose weight?

How calories do I need to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regular exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...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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How much calories do I need to consume to gain weight healthily?

How much calories do I need to consume to gain weight healthily?

Difficult to Say: We need to know more to advise you. Are you male or female? Current weight? How tall are you? Are you very active or pretty inactive? Weight training? All of these & other 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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How much do I eat to lose weight daily?

How much do I eat to lose weight daily?

Less than you intake: It is important to expend more calories than you take in. This is done by healthy amount of calories daily and exercise. It takes time to lose weight and you won't necessarily see it daily but more likely over the long term depending your body type and metabolic rate. ...Read more

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How many calories do I need to lose weight?

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How many calories do I need to lose weight?

Burn more than eat: Overall it comes down to how much you consume. You should burn more than that. There are programs (try looking them up online) that can count your calories for you. And some that will estimate how many you burn from certain activities. They aren't perfect but can be good estimates. Eat healthy and don't over eat. Avoid junk food including soda and alcohol. ...Read more

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How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

Exercise: It takes a negative 3500 calories to lose one pound of fat. I.E. If you exercise each day and burn off 500 calories more that your baseline you will lose a pound a week without changing your intake. However your intake is overall much more important in the weight loss equation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

It depends: Upon where you're starting from. The more you weight, the more you need to lose. Healthy bmi is usually considered to be from 18.5 - 24.9, but there are many more things that go into being healthy than just bmi. ...Read more

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When trying to lose weight without losing muscle how do I calculate how much protein i need?

When trying to lose weight without losing muscle how do I calculate how much protein i need?

Protein Diet: 60% of your calories should come from protein sources. If your diet is 1500 calories/day that would mean you need to consume 900 calories of protein. ...Read more

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How much should I run to lose weight daily?

How much should I run to lose weight daily?

That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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What exercise do I do to lose weight quickly?

What exercise do I do to lose weight quickly?

Both CV & endurance : One need to focus on losing fat not just weight. You need to do daily cardiovascular and about 2 times per week of strength training. One need to increase lean body mass and lose fat. If you can do that you will lose percent body fat. You may not have net total weight gain but you will definitely wear less size clothing when you lower percentage of body fat. ...Read more

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I wish to know how many calories intake to lose weight?

Check your BMR: A good way to find out how many calories you should consume is to have your doctor figure out how many calories your body consumes while at rest, on a daily basis. This number (your basal metabolic rate or bmr) is a good starting point to personalize your diet and exercise program. Many doctors offices have "body composition analysers" that can easily do this. ...Read more

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How do you calculate calories for weight loss?

How do you calculate calories for weight loss?

Calories wt loss: How do you calculate calories for weight loss? ANS: calculate how many calories you are eating now. I recommend using the app FitnessPal. Do this 4 1 wk 2 c your current intake & calories burned. Then subtract 500 calories a day eat that level of calories or burn 500 calories a day more than you do now and weight should melt off. When you no longer are losing weight lower another 500 and repeat. ...Read more

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Doctors, how much would i need to eat to gain weight on insanity?

Doctors, how much would i need to eat to gain weight on insanity?

Weight Gain: Its best to wear a calorie monitor and see how much you loose daily for a week or so and see how many calories you ingest. Best to consult a dietitian for the right proportion of food to eat after you know how much calories you ingest and expend. ...Read more

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What can I do to healthily lose weight?

What can I do to healthily lose weight?

Identify what matter: To motivate yourself to lose weight, identify why it is really important to you. Go beyond the usual because "i want to be healthy" or "i want to look good." ask yourself why do you want those things? How important are they to you? What are you willing to do to succeed? Once you have your answers, develop a process with the help of a professional that will hold you accountable and go for it! ...Read more

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How much exercise should I do a week to lose weight?

How much exercise should I do a week to lose weight?

Exercise: Thirty minutes to an hour of aerobics with three days mixed in of light weight work. The calories 1500-1800 a day if you're active, if fairly sedentary then 1500. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much excersize do I do to lose 5 pounds of weight?

Could you tell me how much excersize do I do to lose 5 pounds of weight?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain? How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?

How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain?  How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?

Forms of activity: The more inactive you are, the more likely you experience chronic pain and weight gain. The key is to find mild, intermittent forms of exercise that you can tolerate and carry on. For example, start with stretching and light weight bearing. Change body positions every few minutes. Take breaks but try walking/stationary bike/water exercise, and increase the duration weekly when tolerated. no snack ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Talk to a dietitian/nutritionist for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water do I need to drink to lose weight?

Approximately how much water do I need to drink to lose weight?

Proper diet&water: By drinking water you are not going to loose weight unless you eat proper diet low in calories and carbohygrates.Includes fruite, vegies, lean meat or fish, and 2to 2.5 litres of water. ...Read more

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What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

I would contact: The company directly and inquire. It seems to me that many weight loss companies hire celebrities for this purpose. Can't hurt to ask. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more