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Can you lose weight by eating negative calorie fruits and vegetables?

No such thing!: There are no negative calorie foods. All foods including any and all vegetables and fruits have calories. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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226 lbs eating about 1200 calories. Could i lose weight by eating 75-80 carbs daily?

226 lbs eating about 1200 calories. Could i lose weight by eating 75-80 carbs daily?

CutCarbs AsLowAsAble: The key is not calories (measured in a calorimeter, not by eating) but food choices. Go hf/lc, cut all carbs (even non-sugar sweeteners) which drive insulin+amylin output & hunger, eat when hungry, wt daily to 0.1 lb & record. Fat will start coming off within days to weeks. Exercise can help but is mostly for other benefits. Study my other answers, dietdoctor, science for smart people, nusi.Org. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should I be eating to lose weight?

What amount of calories should I be eating to lose weight?

Fewer than you burn: To lose weight you need to have a negative balance of calories, i.e., burn more than you consume. You may reduce you intake and increase the burn by exercising, doing both is generally essential. It would help to know how much you weight, how tall you are and what is your goal? ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating daily to lose weight?

How many calories should I be eating daily to lose weight?

It depends on you BM: One can not advice you without knowing how tall are you, how much you weigh and what your bmi is.And if you have any coexisting condition like diabetes, hypertension or you smoke.And what your cholestero count is and your blood sugar and aic hemoglobin. Then only we can tell you how many calories and what kind of calories diet you should be on. ...Read more

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How long would it take to lose weight eating 500 calories a day?

How long would it take to lose weight eating 500 calories a day?

Too low calories: This is too low a calorie intake. You should not go below 1000 calories to be safe. You should eat regular meals and not skip meals. Weight loss involves burning off more calories than you take in, a pound equals @ 3500 calories, a safe weight loss is 1-2 lbs per week. ...Read more

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What is the maximum calories you should be eating to lose weight?

What is the maximum calories you should be eating to lose weight?

That depends: That depends on gender, muscle mass & initial size. For instance a morbidly obese person may be able to still eat a fair amount & still lose weight whereas her or his skinnier counterpart may not get that same impact. ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

How many calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

Calories WrongIssue;: measured in a Calorie Meter: http://goo.gl/i20nOZ. Study: http://goo.gl/RPGWXs & (to understand why carbohydrates drive obesity) http://goo.gl/Syte0r. Study: http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://goo.gl/cypKOp, http://nusi.org, http://goo.gl/XjgiP6, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/LG8tKl, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & http://goo.gl/ubDC9h for better understanding. ...Read more

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Experts, might someone still lose weight eating 600 calories at night?

Experts, might someone still lose weight eating 600 calories at night?

See below: Weight loss is dependent on the amoungt of energy expended and the amount of calories taken in it does not matter when you take the calories if you restrict yourself to 900 calories per day you will lose weight. ...Read more

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Is eating 900 calories per day too little if you're try to lose weight?

Is eating 900 calories per day too little if you're try to lose weight?

Probably: It depends on your height and current weight. A diet does not have to be that restrictive to lose weight, especially if you perform aerobic exercise and strength train. ...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