One meal a day for weight loss?

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April 19, 2019 / By Davin
Question: If I have one meal a day containing about 800 calories for a month; approximately how much weight will I lose during that time? My current BMI is around 24.
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Balthazar Balthazar | 9 days ago
This depends a lot on your level of activity, your basal metabolism, your modified metabolism due to 'starvation' mode, your fat-muscle ratio and your body's disposition to burn muscle or fat for energy during low calorie periods. Using very traditional calculations of 2000 calories a day and 3500 calories per pound of fat. You'd lose (2000 - 800) * 31 calories, or 37200 calories, resulting in losing about 10.5 pounds during that month. Using a more refined approach, your lack of nutritive intake would reduce your metabolism, reduce your body's willingness to move, resulting in a new calories-burnt-per-day of 1400. You'd lose about 18000 calories, of which 70% would be fat and 30% would be muscle. This means you'd lose about 4.5lb of fat and 1.5lb of muscle. If you exceed 800 calories most days, you'll lose even less. This plan would only succeed if you keep exercising regularly, spread your calorie intake over many small meals during the day, take a nutritional supplement, and eat healthy well-balanced foods for your 800 - you'd need tremendous planning and possible external support to not cheat or slack (the natural inclination by week 2 would be to eat more and quit), but its possible.
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Balthazar Originally Answered: Meal plan for weight loss?
For weight loss, dieting is more effective than exercise. Reducing your intake of junk sugar will help. Foods such as desserts, sweets, cakes, cookies or biscuits must be eliminated or substantially reduced. Cereals must be restricted to those that contain less than 15% total sugars and junk sugar loaded foods such as pizzas must be avoided. Junk sugar bowls must be abolished. Junk sugar health hazards are discussed in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22s... The natural sugars in fruit and vegetables are OK as they metabolise to glucose slowly due to their high fiber content so they have a low to medium GI value. Fruit and vegetables are low in calories and are not fattening. Most fruit and vegetables are metabolism boosting foods and that helps for weight loss. Potatoes and sweet potatoes are exceptions and can be fattening. Fattening combinations that you need to avoid include combinations of protein foods (such as eggs, meat, poultry, sea food, cheese and nuts) with starchy carbohydrates (such as bread, cereals, pasta, rice, potatoes, sweet potatoes and corn).
Balthazar Originally Answered: Meal plan for weight loss?
Any of the following; Breakfast: Porridge or Plain Muesli. Hold the sugar of course. Lunch: Chicken salad, tuna salad, salmon salad. If you're going to have a dressing on it, make sure it's a low fat one and use a minimal amount. Dinner: Brown Rice, Chicken, Salmon, Any green vegetables (lots of them!) Drink lots of water, very important. Green Tea is also good for your Metabolism. Of course you must exercise. You wont lose a great amount of weight just by dieting, you have to keep active too. Join a gym, go for a run, or even just go swimming a few times a week. Good luck.

Xara Xara
Dr Rekha and Sai 2301 have it down. I'll tell you why. When you only eat 2 meals a day your body adjusts and stores fat because it has not had food in a while. On the other hand if you eat three small meals a day with a healthy snack in between each your body sees that it's getting regular food so it doesn't need to store fat. When exercising if you get your heart rate too high you don't burn fat anymore you exercise your heart. If you want to lose weight then walking fast or an easy jog for 30 minutes is better than running.
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Shaye Shaye
for one thing i think that BMI is pretty good ... But dont cut down on the frequency of your meals... all you need to do is count your calories and then reduce them and exercise... you probably dont want to go less than 1,000 calories in one day... usually you should have breakfast lunch and dinner and mayb a snack throughout the day... you can go to http://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm and it will tell you how many calories you need for maintenence , fat loss and extreme fat loss... another good way to loose weight is sparks people look it up on google.. its free and i kno people who have lost fifty pounds with it ... but with a bmi of 24 u dont want to loose 50 pounds...
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Shaye Originally Answered: Weight Loss/Meal Plans?
there is no easy solution to weight loss. if you really want to loose weight for life, you have to do it 2lbs per week. if you do it any other way, i am 100% sure it will not stay off. do aerobic work outs at least 3 times a week, drink 2 liters of water. eat eggs for breakfast, salad for lunch, and chicken breast w/ veggies for dinner. its the only way. good luck.

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