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? asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

Im doing an online weight loss calculator, and they asked me to write in my Daily calorie differential?

I plan on eating only 500 cals a day, so what would make my daily calorie differential be?

27 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    To calculate your daily calorie differential you first need your BMR ( a calculator has been provided below in sources.) The BMR is about how many calories you would burn doing nothing all day.

    Next you need how many calories you burn through exercise, (second link under sources, used to calculate how many calories burned through various exercises, based off weight and minutes done exercising).

    And you wanted to cut down to 500 calories, (Eating this few calories a day could be very unhealthy and you will see limited gains because you need to lose weight slowly if you really want to keep it off!) I have included a third calculator that tells you how many calories you should eat if you want to lose x number of pounds per week.

    Finally to figure out your daily calorie differential you would plug your numbers into the following equation:

    Calories Consumed - (BMR + exercise) = Differential.

    If your BMR and exercise combined is larger than your calories consumed the differential should be a negative value, thus you will need to draw energy from fat reserves and some muscle, and lose weight.

    This should be done in the conjunction of eating smaller healthier meals 5-6 per day, (if you eat all your calories from fat or high carbohydrates results will be limited.) Eating more meals will keep your metabolism constantly going!

    Good luck at meeting your goals.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    5 years ago


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  • 5 years ago

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  • 4 years ago

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    take slim proteins and greens

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Also include 10 grams associated with fiber to satiate hunger longer preventing bloating from constipation.

  • 5 years ago

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  • 4 years ago

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