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3/10/14 2:23 A

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Thanks everyone

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 current weight: 165.0 
 
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3/9/14 11:43 P

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If you went through the whole procedure where you choose your weight goal and time range, then the calorie range is designed for healthy weight loss to meet your goal. Probably 1 - 2 pounds per week. As long as you set your goal, it should be right - if you set your goal for maintenance, then maintenance is what you get.

Also, this is the goal set based upon what you declared to be your lifestyle - sedentary, active, etc. And - if you exercise a lot in one day, they will tell you to eat more to make sure you have enough food to get by. That's normal and healthy - if you exercise too much without increasing food intake, you might actually hurt your weight loss program.

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3/9/14 8:12 A

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If you go to your Start page, under Step 1 you'll see a button to Track Weight and Other Measurements. Next to that is your weight loss goal. Your calorie range is based on that information.

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Edited by: SPARK_COACH_JEN at: 3/9/2014 (08:13)
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VIPRINCESS's Photo VIPRINCESS Posts: 81
3/9/14 3:21 A

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Okay I have been recommended 1200-1,550 Calories , Is this for maintenance or weight loss ? How can I check that , I am very confused .

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=1940

I read this article which left me even more confused .

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