Caloric Intake

previous topic · next topic
TooFatToRun

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 10:18
Okay so looking at my last 3 days....I am buring like 2-2.5k more calories than I am intaking. So I tried to research online if thats even safe and there are so many different answers, one being I will die because my brain and kidneys will shut down. WTF?!!? I am eating alot of food and I think healthy food and balancing stuff. Maybe I am missing something? I am doing moderate exercise since I am so out of shape so that I am not laid out in bed for days. I am slighty sore since monday and every day and workout throughout the day maybe 30mins to an hr and a half doing yoga or walking, gym light weight training. I would love to lose weight BUT more concentrated on the healthy side of this journey :/ but I surely dont want to die.....any info PLZ would greatly help TY
BgIrn

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 97

      quote  
Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 12:52
(Disclaimer) I am not a physician, if you have serious concerns talk to a doctor




If you feel fine, then you are OK. Severe restrictions can be unhealthy so it's up to you to listen to how you feel and weigh that against your tolerance. Be careful with huge deficits, they can cause you to binge eat to regain that satiety.

There is anecdotal evidence that extreme low calorie diet coupled with high amounts of activity for overweight people can actually be detrimental to overall loss of fat. Try to make a sustainable change instead of balls out all at once. Also online activity calculators are ALWAYS high as far as energy expended.
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 916

      quote  
Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 12:58
based on your calorie expenditure and intake you are not close to doing anything detriemntal to yourself.

At you weight level you can quite easily cut up to 1000 cals a day, its more when you get closer to your ideal weight that you need to get down to about 4-500 cals under your daily intake

make sure you drink plenty of water and move a bit more every day but dont over do it at first

ITS A LONG JOURNEY!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

FatSecret can we improve the food search, please?
Resurrecting this because it's still not fixed.
by ieGod on 24 Feb 18 09:54 PM
seeking buddy who wants to lose 100 + pounds
Hello, seeking anyone who wants to group in the 100 pound club. I started February 1, with a 100 lb goal. I work best when challenged and stay on track when I can network trouble spots. anyone? I have ...
by Shelly LB on 24 Feb 18 04:31 PM
diet
I have a question, my husband is eating within his micro's as am I, he lost 3 lbs then gained 2lb back while I have lost 4lb and not gained any back. What am I doing wrong with his meal plan for him? ...
by MAGIE2018 on 24 Feb 18 11:49 AM
Hello
3 jobs WOW!! Remember sleep helps one lose weight also as well as makes for a healthier person.
by wholefoodnut on 24 Feb 18 09:47 AM
Carbs, fas and genes
Thank you, obviously a tuna salad is going to be better for you than say a donut - I guess just eat healthy and everything in moderation. I think we are all looking at something to blame - sugar - carbs ...
by mhairinic on 24 Feb 18 04:38 AM