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Old 01-06-2010, 06:19 PM   #1
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This is a question for everyone, Im just curious

I have been eating between 1800-2000 calories a day for about a week now, my nutrionist gave me this calorie level. Im happy with it and Im slowly losing weight.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:19 PM   #2
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I'm at about 1500.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:22 PM   #3
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1200-1500 a day, when I'm being good, although I don't count calories strictly at all (eg. I count most vegetables as zero and often over-estimate how many calories something has) so it could be more or less than that. I've been looking at labels since I was 14 though, so I have a pretty good idea of what's in most foods.

I think if I had an active job I would have more, but I spend most of the day sat around, really only exercising when I go to the gym.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:24 PM   #4
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Anywhere from 1200-1800. I eat more calories on days I'm exercising and getting a lot of activity, less when I'm being slug-like.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:27 PM   #5
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I'm aiming for 2000 right about now. I'm tall and I'm fat, so, it's a conservative place to be at.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:28 PM   #6
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1200 and no exercise for me.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:45 PM   #7
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1100-1200, with an hour of exercise a day normally
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:53 PM   #8
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I vary from 1100-1300, and feel quite satisfied. I do not exercise vigorously (shoulder and knee injuries), but I do do moderate cardio, weight lifting, and dance.
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I started at 1800 and continue to lose on that. I exercise pretty intensely 5-7 days a week and unless I'm at work I rarely slow down because I have 2 toddler boys.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:57 PM   #10
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I try to stay between 1200 & 1500. Besides school and working out Im pretty lazy so the closer I stay to 1200 the better off I am.
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Old 01-06-2010, 07:02 PM   #11
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Around 1600 if I exercise, around 1400 if I don't.
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Old 01-06-2010, 07:03 PM   #12
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I count carbs, but am usually around 1700 to 1900 calories per day.
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Old 01-06-2010, 07:04 PM   #13
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1200 - 2000 for me, based on activity level. I try to keep a calorie deficit of about 750.
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Old 01-06-2010, 07:12 PM   #14
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1200-1400 when I'm not working out...
probably closer to 1500 or 1600 when I am
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Old 01-06-2010, 08:17 PM   #15
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I try and stick to around 1700.
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