It can, over time; monitor your progress carefully. Here's a couple of links that explain why:
If I consume fewer calories than my plan recommends, will I lose weight faster? www.sparkpeople.com/community/ask_the_expe
Here's a discussion that explains Starvation Mode (what it is, and isn't): (Scroll down to Coach Dean's reply) www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
And lastly, a discussion that explains WHY you should not be afraid to eat more. Many people have done just that, and found that they lose more weight that way! It's important to eat enough to fuel your activity, especially if you exercise. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
If it's working for now, it's not a big deal. But do realize that you need to be aware of the effect this low calorie range has on your body, and be prepared to eat more if it starts to sabotage your efforts.
And lastly, if you're having trouble meeting your minimums, then try these calorie-boosting tips to get the calories your body needs WITHOUT adding bulk. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_art
Edited by: DRAGONCHILDE at: 2/23/2013 (11:14)