1594 calories for weight loss

@SomeCowgirl (32270)
United States
January 10, 2010 9:17pm CST
That is how many calories I will need to intake to lose 1 lb per week in accordance with my gender, height, weight and age. How many calories do you need to burn to lose weight? I found mine out through : http://www.healthyweightforum.org/eng/calculators/calories-required/ How many of us are trying to lose weight or are seriously thinking about it? I've been trying to lose weight for awhile, but now I'm being serious about it. I've figured out that is how many calories I need to intake to lose weight, and I intend to only take in that many calories, or a little less so that I can lose weight and become more healthy.
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• United States
12 Jan 10
Well according to the calculator it is saying that I should be getting 2928 calories a day to lose weight. I think that is an insane amount of calories for someone to intake in a day unless you are a body builder or something and I am by far not even close to being a body builder. I will normally have about 2000 calories in a day but I know that if I was to cut it down to 1500 calories in a day it will allow me to lose weight. About 5 years ago when I was diagnosed with diabetes I had gotten really heavy and needed to lose the weight for health reason so I went on a 1500 calorie diet and was able to lose 40 lbs in about 9 months and have kept it off but I quit smoking about 6 months ago and have since put on an extra 17 lbs but that is because every since I quit smoking all i want to do is eat I can say though that calorie counting is a very effective way to lose weight and I need to start doing it again if I could just get motivated back into it....
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@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
13 Jan 10
I am really glad that calorie counting is a good way to lose weight, I really need to do that. I promised myself I would and then today I ate five pieces of pizza! Talk about a stomach ache youch! Well It wasn't really all that bad, I think guilt made my stomach hurt more. Well good luck to you in getting back into it! 2928 does seem like quite a lot when most things are labeled "based on a 2000 calorie diet"
• United States
13 Jan 10
I know what you mean...I have become a late evening snack eater and while I can do good throughout the day that is when my calories get packed on. My goal isn't too high though I have just told myself that while I would love lose the extra 45 lbs that I am carrying around but summer my real goal is to have it off by the time i am thirty which is in three years because I know that my metabolism will be slower by then so it will be much harder and I do not want to go into my older age with so much baggage...
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@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
1 Feb 10
I know I've got to get the weight off. I'm not visibly obese, but I am in standards of my BMI. I've been told I need to work it off. I was proud of myself, last night was the first night I didn't eat anything after supper! My husband did though, but I told him I wasn't hungry. In any case, I'm thinking maybe getting some cauliflower and broccoli to have for a late night snack would work... so I can still snack, but I won't be ruining my diet.
@besthope44 (12145)
• India
25 Jul 10
It’s a good idea to have an idea of the calories that most food items have. If it is a packed thing then the label is sure to have the calories that the substance has.
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@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
28 Jul 10
I wonder if the calories on the packet are always accurate though, as I believe I've seen an article or it was on the news about how some packages are deceiving.
@smileonstar (4013)
• United States
11 Jan 10
hi, wow... is that real? I never pay attention on how many I should loose but as long as I loose then I will be happy. I have to set a little amount at the time and then I will reach to another large amount
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@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
11 Jan 10
I am not sure exactly how it works, but I assume it's very real. I was searching one day and cam across a calculator that tells how many calories one should intake, I suppose they use height, weight, age, and gender and calculate it, if not also using BMI which can be found by taking weight and height into consideration.
@mindrich (183)
• Philippines
11 Jan 10
Kindly recheck the link you've provided above because I found out not working. Anyway, right now I'm okay with my weight but a little concern with my height. Hope you can suggest some tips on how to increase height even I'm quite old already.
@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
11 Jan 10
http://www.healthyweightforum.org/eng/calculators/calories-required/ Maybe it will work this time, if not, I suppose I'll just write it out for you in a different way. Sorry I do not know all that much about weight loss, and for height I wouldn't know what to say.
@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
11 Jan 10
It didn't work. try this... www.healthyweightforum.org/eng/calculators/calories-required/ if not just type in "how many calories do I need to lose weight?" in a search engine.
• Serbia
12 Dec 10
here is some great story about this http://www.intelligentmag.com/how-many-calories-to-lose-weight/