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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. Clarence Grim
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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

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Is eating 923 calories a day if I'm 130 lbs and 5'5 safe to lose weight?

Is eating 923 calories a day if I'm 130 lbs and 5'5 safe to lose weight?

Not the best: Without an exam, I can only give general information, and while I can say that you are not fat, I cannot say if you are thin (depends on how much muscle). Your amount of fat at 130lb, 55 is healthy. A significant loss (20 pounds) is UNhealthy.
Cutting calories by itself loses muscle mass, promotes a starvation response (lowr metabolism; harder to lose weight), and lowers nutrients/vitamins. ...Read more

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Please suggest the minimum calories you should be eating to lose weight?

Please suggest the minimum calories you should be eating to lose weight?

Max & Change Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but very complex engineered vehicles driven by a complex soul & mind which responds to different foods in different & complex ways. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", "taubes why we get fat", fatchance. Html, nusi. Org, etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could not eating enough calories make me not lose weight?

Please tell me, could not eating enough calories make me not lose weight?

Yes: If you eat too few calories, your metabolic rate can drop which means that you can easily gain weight. ...Read more

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At what rate do you lose weight eating about 800 calories or under a day?

At what rate do you lose weight eating about 800 calories or under a day?

Do not do it.: To use one pound you need about minus 3000 to 5000 kcal. 800 kcal a day may be really dangerous for your body. Do it more gadually. ...Read more

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Will eating 1000 calories and exercising 1 hr everyday help me lose weight?

Will eating 1000 calories and exercising 1 hr everyday help me lose weight?

Yes, but dangerous: 1000 calories per day and an hour of exercise can make for a dangerous situation and this plan is not sustainable. Your body is smarter than you and in a very short time on this regimen it will assume you are starving (which you will be) and slow down metabolism further. Lack of intake will also lead to your body digesting protein (muscle) making your metabolism even less efficient. ...Read more

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Stuck eating 2, 000 calories daily and unable to lose weight. What can I do?

See details: No one can give you discipline and motivation. That comes from within. You have to minimize carbohydrate intake. That means do not buy foods such as bread, sweets, alcohol, desserts, junk food, etc in the first place. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for eating 200 calories a day for 4 months to lose weight?

What do you suggest for eating 200 calories a day for 4 months to lose weight?

This would be pretty: Crazy. Your body will go into starvation mode then your metabolic rate will drop then you will gain weight easily. You could make yourself extraordinarily ill with this plan. ...Read more

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Is eating 1200 calories a day a safe and effective way to lose weight? If not, what is?

Is eating 1200 calories a day a safe and effective way to lose weight? If not, what is?

1200: 1200 calories is OK but not great for weight loss.
Please go online to "NuVal" and look at the numbers (there is 100 items listed with a score from 0 (bad) to 100 (excellent).
The higher the score the better the food. ...Read more

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If I ate 1, 000 calories a day to lose weight, and now I start eating around 1, 060 calories a day will I gain weight?

Don't count calories: Counting calories is not the answer! The quality of the food you eat and physical activity is more important. You can lose weight and be fatter while gaining weight and be leaner. Limit sugar from your diet, include lean meats (grain fed, free range, no antibiotics), eliminate processed food and include health sources of fat (no trans). And exercise! ...Read more

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I have been trying to lose weight for a few weeks eating 1200 calories a day and working out 3-4 time a week for 60 minutes the scale won't budge?

I have been trying to lose weight for a few weeks eating 1200 calories a day and working out 3-4 time a week for 60 minutes the scale won't budge?

Working out adds mus: Sometimes starting a new workout will add muscle. Muscle weighs more than fat and the scale does not show the fat loss. Keep it up and the scale should start to show your progress. Also take some body measurements like waist hips and thighs and see if they are changing as well. ...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