Wonder how many calories you should eat per day to lose weight? It is known that intake of 500 fewer calories per day will result in a one-kg weight loss per week. But, what is the right amount of calories you consume daily to create the deficit? . Here’s how to find out
do you need:
A calculator (if applicable)
Weigh yourself on an accurate scale tomorrow. . . You must know your weight (in pounds) to calculate calories needed for weight loss.
Multiply number on the scale of a range of 10-12 calories per pound. I often give my clients a range. This gives a little more flexibility in eating plans. Example:. . If you weight 200 pounds, would calorie range will be from 2000 to 2400 calories per day
Cross check these numbers on www. MyPyramid. gov. This site will also give you good information on proper food portions too.
Tips and Warnings
Weigh yourself first thing in the morning after going to the bathroom. This will be most accurate.
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For individualized calorie and nutrition information, seek advice from a registered dietitian. . . like me!