Can you lose weight on 1500 calorie diet with sugar and carbs in it as long as it don’t go over the 1500? I think I did once with burger and shake in

Calories wt loss. The secret is to taken in fewer calories than you burn. The content other that than is not really relevant. I recommend using the DASH eating plan and set your calories below the level the recommend for you BMI and activity level. And the lbs will melt away.