How many carb, proteins and fat should one take in a day to loose 2 pounds per week?

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Ruby87

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Posted: 23 Feb 2013, 18:14
How many carb, proteins and fat should one take in a day to loose 2 pounds per week?
I am not sure how much carbs to take and how much protein and how much fat? what should the pie chart show?
what percentage of each should i do? please help?
riocaz

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Posted: 23 Feb 2013, 18:24
It depends on your weight, and body make-up I'm afraid. Even someone your height and weight, but who has a different Lean Muscle to Fat ratio will have a different experience.

To lose 1lb a week, you need to burn 3500cal more than you take-in. Which is 500 a day. So for 2lb it will be 1000cal a day. If possible I would recommend trying to achieve the majority of that through increasing your exercise wherever possible (I try and walk for at least 45 mins a day).

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lilzkakez

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 23 Feb 2013, 20:28
Google sparkspeople search how many carbs, fats, protein,
to loose 2lbs a week.. (I used 1500 cal) and it gave gor male
*& female from 1200-2000 cal broken down into csrbs, fats,
proteins ...I think you will find what you're asking.. good luck
eKatherine

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Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 03:59
You need to calculate your protein intake (which will be a minimum of 1 gram per day per kilogram of body weight for a sedentary person). Your daily calorie deficit should be 1000 calories to lose 2 pounds a week. Then divide the remaining calories between fat and carbs. There is no weight loss advantage to trying to eat a fat free diet.
Spacey47

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Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 10:30
depending on how heavy you are 1 pound a week might be more realistic and sustainable



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