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mjaymes94mjaymes94 Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
Hey! I'm semi New to this. My doctor recommended 1100 to 1200 calories a day, but no matter what I do, MFP won't let me go down lower than 1530. Is there a way to do this?? Thanks in advance!


  • livingleanlivingcleanlivingleanlivingclean Posts: 10,924Member Member Posts: 10,924Member Member
    Without knowing your stats it's hard to know where your mfp number came from.

    Did your Dr give you a reason for restricting calories that low? That's low for most women, unless short, older, sedentary. Unless you have a specific medical reason to limit calories a lot, I'd go with MFP recommendations over a Dr's. Losing weight quickly isn't usually the best idea unless you have a lot of weight to lose.

    That said, mfp doesn't make you eat a certain amount - they aren't your mum or the food police. If you insist on eating less, just log your food and eat the amount you want, disregarding the mfp recommendation. Completing your diary every day isn't necessary, so no need to worry about that function.
    edited August 2017
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