I'm 5'3", female, 31 years old, I weigh 182 lbs.. .. I need help losing weight. How many calories should I eat a day to lose weight?

David L. Katz, MD. Please take a look at books by david l. Katz, md. He uses an holistic approach to weight management and overall health. There are so many diets out there; the one you can stick to and slowly decrease weight is best. Dr. Katz can provide good info for you. The very best to you. Please see your doc first and consider a low carb food plan.