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harley79
harley79 Posts: 79 Member
Hi everyone I'm 49 and I weight 321 my knees hurt so much from all this weight I'm coming back for the ten millionth time . MFP says to lose 1.5 lbs a week to have 1900 calories a day here's my stupid question if I follow this will.i lose weight ??

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  • allycs85
    allycs85 Posts: 40 Member
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    If the information you've entered is accurate then you will lose weight eating 1900 cal a day :)
  • emalethmoon
    emalethmoon Posts: 178 Member
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    At your weight, yes that'll work. As you get smaller your calorie requirement will drop. Example, my start weight was 275 and I lost all the way down to 185 eating 1500, before I stalled at that size. So try 1900 for a month and if you're not getting the results you want, drop it by another 100-200.
  • bmeadows380
    bmeadows380 Posts: 2,981 Member
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    as long as you are logging accurately, yes, you will lose weight. The best way to be sure that your logging is correct is to use a food scale to weigh everything; don't use measuring cups or spoons as they can be wildly inaccurate, and log everything that goes into your mouth.