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Is a 1200 calorie a day diet healthy, for losing weight? Is it a good diet if you are not trying to lose weight. Because sometimes you miss meals.

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Dr. Tedde Rinker
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In brief: Maybe

1200 calories a day can be a good maintainence diet, but could also cause weight gain.
If you are not exercising and if there are a lot of sugars and starches iin that 1200 cal, weight gain is more likely. The more muscle mass you have, the more calories you will burn also.

In brief: Maybe

1200 calories a day can be a good maintainence diet, but could also cause weight gain.
If you are not exercising and if there are a lot of sugars and starches iin that 1200 cal, weight gain is more likely. The more muscle mass you have, the more calories you will burn also.
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