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Recommended Caloric Intake (i.e.Energy Requirements) is not a simple formula. Energy is required to sustain the body’s various functions, including respiration, circulation, physical work, and maintenance of core body temperature. The energy in foods is released in the body by oxidation, yielding the chemical energy needed to sustain metabolism, nerve ...


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It depends on whether you are trying to gain or lose weight, or stay around the same. ExRx.net has a good calculator to estimate your calorie requirements. You put in your gender, age, weight, and height, and put in the average number of hours you spend performing various levels of activity, and it will estimate your TDEE (total daily energy expenditure). ...


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Yes it might be harmful depending on where you are getting your remaining calories from and how your body reacts to your new diet. Yes cutting calories will make you lose 'weight', but if you are not careful and keep track of your progress your weight loss may end up being mostly lean body mass being consumed. Keep measuring your body composition during your ...


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Fact is, eating fewer calories causes immediate weight loss! I was feeling poorly yesterday and so consumed only 1148 calories, way below my usual 2200 calories. This morning I've dropped a kilogram on the scales. I've noticed this immediate effect before, when for some reason or other I've eaten less and immediately lost weight. The correlation is as plain ...



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