rdi and minimun intake

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rvetrovec

Joined: Mar 11
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Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 22:01
hi

fatsecret its great... it told us our rdi

the question its... how is the minimun intake on calories to loose weight healthy...

i read some people on forums talk about they are not loosing weight but after see their diet calendar notice intake of 600 700 cslories a day

in my case my rdi for loosing weight is 2500....

anyone can help me with this doubt?

excuse my english... is not so good... im a native spanish Smile
relz

Joined: Apr 10
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Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 23:06
If your RDI for losing weight is 2500, then start eating 2500 and see how it works for you. RDI is very specific for each person's weight, so comparing with other people won't help too much. Generally, though, folks who are eating 600-700 calories are taking a lot of risks, and the body gets confused by intake that is too low. I wouldn't worry too much about what they are doing.

So start with Fat Secret's recommendation for you. If, after a week or so, you are not losing weight, you can try some other RDI calculators. I like these two:

http://www.webmd.com/diet/calc-bmi-plus
http://www.fat2fitradio.com/tools/bmr/

They might give you slightly lower numbers, especially if you increase your loss from 1 pound per week to 2 pounds per week. (Fat Secret does not allow this option.) If you need to work with a lower number, you can set it manually in FatSecret and still use all the tools here.

Buena suerte.
rvetrovec

Joined: Mar 11
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Posted: 28 Apr 2011, 09:58
Thanks a lot Wink



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