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How Much Fat Should We Consume Per Day
ZERO: Meats have some transfats, but most are manmade. Transfats are made by hydrogenating oils, which turns them into solids (shortening). Transfats are used in processed foods b/c they last longer on shelf that way -- cookies/pie crusts/chips/popcorn/donuts/creamer/margarine. They raise LDL (bad) and lower HDL (good) cholesterol, which leads to heart disease. Saturated fats are just as bad! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
As little as : Possible & get your cholesterol checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
Starvation: Starvation diets turn off metabolism and weight loss slows way down. People get very weak. Their immune systems, without proteins get weak and illness happens. This is one of the worst diets you can choose. And all studies show that people who do starvation diets gain all their weight lost back and then some. ...Read more
It varies: There is no magic number of carbohydrates per day needed to lose weight. Instead focus on eating small frequent meals with a mixture of nutrients at each meal. Your carb choices should be healthy carbs--whole grains especially-- and as a general rule should make up about one quarter to one third of your plate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't do it: No one should eat less than 1200 cal per day without medical supervision. Starving yourself makes you lose muscle and decrease your metabolic rate so in the end people often don't lose or rebournd.. Eat 1200 cal of fruits, veggies, whole grains and lean protein daily. Each pound of weight is worth approx 3500 calories, so if you burn off 2200 cal and eat 1200/day, you will lose 2 lb/week. ...Read more
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
Its a Formula!: This is the appropriate way to calculate how many calories/day you have to consume. The average loss per week is around 2 pounds/week so you would have 140 days of reduced calories intake (20 weeks x 7 days). 1) subtract goal weight from current weight 2) multiply 40 x 3500=140, 000 3) 140, 000 by 140 equals 1000. For you, it would be 1000 cal/day, which is not healthy. Average is 1400/cal a day. ...Read more
Your basic needs: You can loose that many pounds just by eating what is recommended for you based on your gender, age and physical condition, just by exercising more. Fro the same amount of calories, the timing of what you eat is also very improtant. Eat most of your meals in the morning and almost nothing in the evening. ...Read more
My weight is 148. How many calories I have to take every day to lose weight. How much I have to burn calories per day.
So i'm curious if i burn 1600 calories per day, how many calories should I consume in order to lose weight?
Less than you burn: Less than 1, 600 calories.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lifestyle changes: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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