Healthy Weight Loss Calculator
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Little or no Exercise/ desk job
Light exercise/ sports 1 – 3 days/ week
Moderate Exercise, sports 3 – 5 days/ week
Heavy Exercise/ sports 6 – 7 days/ week
Very heavy exercise/ physical job/ training 2 x/ day
** Daily Caloric Goal Max: 0 calories
Daily Caloric Goal Min: 0 calories
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Healthy Weight Loss Explained
Weight loss is all about how many calories you consume. Everything else is secondary; food types, high carb versus low carb, what time of day you eat, etc. None of that matters if you are not eating the correct amount of calories.
A calorie is a unit of energy. If your body gets more energy than it burns, then you will not lose weight. It’s simple. Everything else is secondary. You can lose weight on an all fast food diet as long as you keep your calories low.
To know how much calories your body needs, use the above weight loss calculator. It will provide you with an upper and lower bound for a healthy rate of weight lose. The above calculates about a 500-1000 calorie deficit. This will come out to a lose of about one to two pounds per week. This is a highly recommended level of healthy weight lose. Anything less than this and your health will start to suffer.
To see how many calories you need to lose to lose weight you must know how much energy your body burns. This depends on things like your biological sex, your height, weight, and your activity level. All of the above is used to give you an accurate weight loss calorie goal.
It is important that your body also get enough protein and fat. A healthy diet needs a certain amount of protein and fat to function. Be aware that the fat you find in foods is not the same thing as your body fat. Fats are macronutrients needed in human nutrition. They just have a somewhat confusing name. Fats do not make you fat. Eating too many calories does.
Use the above weight loss calculator to see what range of daily calories you should be eating. From there go on an develop a healthy set of meals to meet your goals. Weight loss smoothies can be a great addition to your diet and can provide you with essential vitamins and minerals while keeping your calorie content low.
To see how great your body can look check out the diet progress pictures. And of course before going on any diet, please consult with your doctor.