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Old 03-26-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
ncuneo
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Location: Southern California
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S/C/G: S268/C170s/G140s

Height: Officially 5'-6"

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I used freedieting.com. For your weight 1800 would be a good starting point. The higher you can start and still lose the better. This will allow you room to drop your cals later if you plateau and as your body mass decreases (you require less cals the smaller you are). For reference I having good success at about 1650 cals a day. I'm losing 1-4 lbs a week. I'm also very active though.
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