2000 Calories

previous topic · next topic
lenny

Joined: Sep 06
Posts: 68

      quote  
Posted: 02 Aug 2010, 01:37
Just a random thought: to me 2,000 calories sure does sound like it should be enough for the average person on an average day.

For me, it's great to have a calorie number or % as a benchmark.

Len
I feel trim and terrific - well I will eventually!
Phule

Joined: Jun 10
Posts: 183

      quote  
Posted: 02 Aug 2010, 06:41
Also depends on body size are as well. If you're 5'0" tall it may be too much. I'm a 6'6" male and I'm on a 2,000 calorie a day diet. My wife is 5'0" and is on 1,200 calories a day. We are both fairly active and lose on average of 1 - 1.5 lbs per week
Rob56

Joined: Aug 10
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 02 Aug 2010, 07:27
Our Doc put my wife on a 2000 cal a day diet so I joined it with her seeing as how I need to lose weight as well. So far seems like plenty of food for both of us.

We will see in a week how much weight comes off.
JustinB

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 9

      quote  
Posted: 02 Aug 2010, 08:18
I would suggest using the "enter exercise" function and put in your average nights sleep and the remaining time as rest. This will give you a base line for calories burned. Then subtract 100-200 a day and this will give you some leeway for a larger meal or a day where you splurge a little.

Of course, there are some other factors involved... if you know there is an activity you do on a daily basis, calculate that in as well.
260lbs at 1/1/2009
230lbs at 1/1/2010
183lbs at 1/1/2011



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Vegetarian, gluten free oat free and dairy free
I am a vegetarian with gluten, oat and dairy allergies and although I am counting my calories and keeping to them I am not losing weight. I think part of the problem is the lack of choice of food. Would ...
by fozzie16 on 24 Mar 17 06:12 AM
Breaking a habit or creating a new one?
tecolote_ann, thanks for the links to the articles on breaking habits and changing behavior. It's been 82 days of eating healthy for me, and I still feel some small amount of 'fear' (for lack ...
by mariezzz on 23 Mar 17 11:26 PM
WHY THE SCALES CAN LIE
I think I'm following the foregoing posts. My situation may be a bit different. I take a diuretic, dr's prescription daily, and so dump excess fluids every day. And still my scale will go t ...
by gailmangham on 23 Mar 17 08:31 PM
Macros
What am I missing here. The top of any particular day shows your macro breakdown, and so does the monthly view.
by ieGod on 23 Mar 17 08:08 AM
Not losing centimeters - is it Visceral fat?
If you're measuring your waist keep in mind that's usually the last place your body will shed weight from. Don't overthink it, and don't overmeasure. A weekly progression of weight me ...
by ieGod on 23 Mar 17 07:42 AM