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Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 16:56
How go I change my RDI for calories??? I think it is too high??

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Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 16:58
just do it your self but it also depends what is it that u are trying to achived
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Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 18:10
On your diary there is a link right underneath the squares that fill up on green color as you enter calories. If you click.there you can edit your rdi.

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Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 10:28
Be aware though, that a person in your "weight class" do require quite a bit of calories for your body to run efficiently - probably more than you'd think. If I were you, I'd let FatSecret calculate it for you, and maybe go about 500 lower than that. Don't go too low. All you're gonna accomplish by going too low is for your weight loss to stagnate, you're gonna be less motivated and you're not gonna have as much fun losing weight.
I started at the same weight as you, I did this, and it worked wonders. Good luck! Smile

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Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 12:52
To change your RDI, just go to your home page and click the my diet link. Then go click edit your RDI. But Kingkeld is right. You shouldn't go too low. So just select one of the options to set your recommended RDI.

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