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What is the least amount of calories I can eat in a day?

What is the least amount of calories I can eat in a day?

Eat a minimum of 1200-1500 calories per day.

Men

In general, the minimum number of calories your body needs each day is 1500 calories.

Women

In general, the minimum number of calories your body needs each day is 1200 calories.

These are very rough estimates of your resting metabolism, or the minimum number of calories your body needs each day to function efficiently, even if you’re just resting.




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