How Much Calories Should I Take to Lose Weight in a Healthy Way
Take to Lose Weight
The main rule in losing weight quickly or slowly is to maintain the calorie intake from daily food intake lower than the calories burnt during the day. One must keep the calorie intake under control to maintain or lose weight.
The calorie intake advised for women at the age of 19 – 31 who eat a healthy diet and are on their ideal weight is 2000 calories and men in the same situation is 2400 calories.
If you are exercising regularly you may need much more calories. As people age the needed amount of calorie decreases.
The amount of calorie intake advised by dietitians and doctors is 500 calories lower than the needed calories, for example if you need 2600 calories maintain your weight they will advise you to take 2100 calories.
You must use +3500 calories to burn half kilo of fat. If your intake of calorie falls by 500 calories a week, you will be able to lose 0.5 – 1 kg in a week. I’m not saying that this is a fast way to lose weight put experts advice this for a stable and healthy way to lose weight.
To lose weight faster you must decrease the calorie intake even more.
Experts advise people to take 1300 -1600 calories at to maintain their health.
In other words, to lose weight quickly you can decrease the intake of calories by 700 – 800. If we consider that you decrease the calorie intake by 800, 800 x 7=5600, you can lose 1,5 in a week and 6 kilograms in a month.