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How does eating fewer calories screw up your metabolism?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Starvation mode

Generally we all need 2000-3000 calories a day for yes function.
..Good calories that provide us nutrition and nutrients that we need to run the metabolism and reserve for any additional work we need. We should eat 3-4x a day. When we eat infrequently and too few calories our body perceives starvation and builds fat reserves and makes it harder to lose weight.

In brief: Starvation mode

Generally we all need 2000-3000 calories a day for yes function.
..Good calories that provide us nutrition and nutrients that we need to run the metabolism and reserve for any additional work we need. We should eat 3-4x a day. When we eat infrequently and too few calories our body perceives starvation and builds fat reserves and makes it harder to lose weight.
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