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Calorie calculation to reduce weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am trying to findout a better balanced diet
User :   could you help me with that?
Doctor :   I can help you
User :   great
Doctor :   What are you goals
User :   need to reduce couple of kilos...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age, ht and weight
User :   28, 5ft 9 inch and 78
Doctor :   You should spend more calories than what you consume
User :   well, that is what I am looking at
Doctor :   say at this age, ht and wt with light activity you may require around 2100 Kcal
Doctor :   per day
User :   ok
Doctor :   so if you spend around 2600 Kcal per day
Doctor :   with various exercises
Doctor :   there willbe 5OO cal deficit per day
User :   well, how do i measure the Kcal i spend?
Doctor :   sorry I was saying about cal not Kcal
User :   :)
User :   but then again, how do i measure the cal i spend?
Doctor :   You have to have a deficit of 7000 Kcal to lose atleast 1 kg of body weight
Doctor :   and you cannot reduce more than 3.7 kgs per month
User :   whoopise...
Doctor :   that is medically not appropritate
User :   ok
Doctor :   so calculate thus and plan activities

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