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How many calories a day should a 53 yr old 5ft 195 pound female should eat a day to lose weight. Also is counting calories better than counting carbs ?

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Dr. Brad Eilerman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Calories

Start with a diet of approximately 10,000 - 11,000 kcals a week.
I prefer weekly totals rather than daily as they account for variation.

In brief: Calories

Start with a diet of approximately 10,000 - 11,000 kcals a week.
I prefer weekly totals rather than daily as they account for variation.
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Cala vs carbs

both counting calories and carbohydrates can be effective.
In general it is 10 cal per pound of body weight to maintain. To maintain 195 pounds you would continue at 1950 cal

In brief: Cala vs carbs

both counting calories and carbohydrates can be effective.
In general it is 10 cal per pound of body weight to maintain. To maintain 195 pounds you would continue at 1950 cal
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