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Most likely, especially if there is no indication of being overweight.

AnswerI don't think so, i eat 400 cal. a day and I'm perfectly healthy Answer:It only makes you anorexic if you eat 500 calories or less a day in order to lose weight. But other signs that would confirm anorexia are 1) if you look in the mirror and are never satisfied with what you see, you always feel like you need to lose more weight. 2) If you are obsessed with calories and are constantly counting calories, and/or 3) if you are obsessed with weighing yourself (once a week is normal, but obsession is weighing everyday, or more than once a day). Hope this helps!
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Q: Are you anorexic if you eat 500 calories a day or less?
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How fast can you lose weight by eating 500 calories or less per day?

If you eat 500 calories a day, or less, you may be condsidered anorexic. That is completely un-healthy and even if you were to lose weight, you would instantly gain it back once you ate regular again...and you would have to eventually eat regular again if you want to live, because eating 500 calories or less is starving yourself to death.


Why is it unhealthy to be anorexic?

it is unhealthy to become anorexic because anorexic's eat far too few calories each day and due to them eating too few calories a day their organs can shut down and they can die. you need a minimum of 1200 calories a day to survive healthily but anorexics eat no more than 500 calories a day


How many calories do pro-anorexic people take in a day?

Around 400 cals or less


How many pound would you lose if i eating 500 calories less?

3500 calories equals 1 pound. If you eat 500 calories less a day, you will lose 1 pound a week.


How much does an anorexic consume in one day?

It depends on the individual. Some eat next to nothing (300 calories or less) each day, while others just sharply reduce their amounts. For example, the average person needs between 1,500 and 2,000 calories a day. Anorexics would eat less than that. It could be a little less, like 1,200 calories a day, to significantly less like 800 to 600 calories a day.


Is eating 500 calories a day considered as anorexia?

Yes, and No. To be considered "anorexic", there are many factors. Some of those involve heavy restricting of food and drinks and calories. Others involve physical conditions and symptoms (dry skin, organ problems / damage, heart issues, fragile / brtiile hair, discolored nails, ect.), excessive exercsie, and mental problems. Eating 500 calories a day, though, is very unhealthy. That is about 1,000 to 1,500 LESS calories than a person should be eating in a day.


How fast can you lose weight by eating 500 calories or less?

You can lose 1 pound per week by eating 500 fewer calories each day (500 x 7 = 3500 per week)


How do you lose 100 pounds in 2 weeks?

That's not healthy. You're not supposed to lose a lot more than 2 pounds a week. 1 pound = 3500 calories so to lose a pound you have to eat 500 less calories a day for 7 days, or exercise off 500 calories a day for 7 days, or eat 250 less calories a day for 7 days while exercising 250 calories off a day for 7 days.


Is 300 calories a day a lot?

Not at all. :) It's on the anorexic side though, 300 calories a day is a nice amount for a skelton. No, seriously, 300 calories a day is way less than anyone healthy should ever eat. Its less than 3 two-finger Kit Kats. You should get at least 1200. If you take in any less, you're going to go into starvation mode and your body is going to become weak; you'll get sick, won't be able to keep a steady weight, etc. Anorexic is neither healthy nor sexy.


If you eat 500 calories less each day how much weight will you loose in a week?

You wont lost any weight in order to lose weight you have to burn the calories you consumed plus more. There are 3500 calories per pound. In order to lose weight you would have to lose the 500 calories you consumed each day, and considering the fact you eat 500 calories per day you would have to times 500 by 7 and that equals 3500 calories In order to lose a pound in a week you would have to burn 7000 calories per week.


How much weight will you lose in a week if you eat 500 calories less per day?

500 calories a day is roughly equivalent to one pound per week. Actual losses will depend on lots of other things like exercise.


How many calories a day should I eat to lose 48 pound?

Maybe about 1000 that's what i did and i lost about 40 pounds well i ate less calories than that but i was anorexic so don't eat less than that its super unhealthy i had to get blood tests and stuff


How do you burn 500 calories daily?

The easy way to lose 500 calories in a day is simple.. exercise.


How can you burn 500 calories extra calories a day?

You can burn calories through exercise.


What would an anorexic eat in a day?

Nothing, or almost nothing. An anorexic person's diet may consist of as little as 500 calories every three or days. Anorexia is a disease that causes the person too fat or that they eat too much. Anorexia often has some underlying cause.


How many calories should one spend to reduce body mass by one Kg?

3,500 calories are equal to one pound. if that helps at all. so if you eat 500 calories less a day, and burn 500 calories through exercise then you will lose about 2 pounds a week :)


Can 500 calories a day help you gain weight?

No. On a diet of only 500 calories you would lose weight.


If you eat 500 calories less per day how much weight will you loose in a week?

Approx. 1 pound (~3500 calories per pound of body fat).


Are you anorexic if you eat 500 calories or less a day?

AnswerFemales need no less than 1200 calories a day. They should eat at least chicken, fish, other seafoods (if they like) and don't have to eat red meat if they so choose. Veggies, fruits, grains, lentils (beans), dairy products and fiber from leafy greens and grains. 8 glasses of water a day to flush out the body of fats and toxins and also exercise (a fast walk, jogging, bike riding, swimming) or join a gym if you so choose. If you are on 500 calories a day you are damaging your body. Your body is feeding off itself, and by ping-pong dieting eventually you will damage your heart, kidneys, liver and stomach lining not to mention your digestive tract and colon. In time you will be riddled with great health problems.It's the quality of the foods you eat as I mentioned above and 3 1/2 ounces of protein per meal is all one needs and filling up with grains, veggies, fruits and some dairy products are a must. If you start taking in 1200 calories and follow these instructions you will lose weight. Stop the crash dieting!Good luck MarcyEating less than 500 calories a day does not mean you are anorexic. Anorexia is a serious mental illness, and there are more deaths from anorexia than from any other mental illness.Furthermore, for you to be diagnosed anorexic, your bmi would be lower than 17.5. As well as shoe all the classic symptoms. There is a world of difference between a person crash dieting to 500 calories a day, and a person who is suffering from anorexia.Obviously I o not know whether you are anorexic, healthy, etc because your question does not state so, but generally if a healthy person ate 500 calories a day they would not be anorexic. Although people should be careful because crash dieting is dangerous, and these things can spiral out of control.Answer:Technically you are not anorexic just because you eat 500 or less calories a day. And also, you don't have to have a bmi of below 17.5 to have an eating disorder....you might not be diagnosed anorexic until then, but it wouldn't mean that you didn't have an eating disorder....As long as you don't 1) look in the mirror and are never satisfied with the way you look, you always want to lose more weight, 2) are obsessed with counting calories, and will restrict yourself to the point of starvation to lose weight, and 3) obsess over weighing yourself (once a week is normal or healthy, but obsession is weighing everyday or more than once a day and over-reacting to tiny fluctuation in weight)...then you're probably fine.


How many calories less a day do you need to consume to lose one pound in a week?

A pound of fat is generally around 3500 calories, so to lose a pound of fat a week you would need to lose 500 calories a day


Can you eat 500 calories a day?

Yes. But eating only eating 500 calories several days in a row is equal to starvation. To eat this small amount of calories one day and eating normal the next day is similar to intermediate fasting. If this is healthy or not is not certain, there are studies in favor and against it.Note that the question was about calories and not Calories. 500 calories equals 0.5 Calories. But if the question referred to Calories and not calories it's still a bad idea to eat this way several days in a raw.Is not recommendable to eat 500 calories per day. For a good diet, you need to cut 500 calories form your basal metabolic rate.


If you eat 700 calories and exercise and loose 500 calories does that mean you have 200 calories left?

yes you will have 200 calories left but you should be eating 2000 calories each day and burn of 500 calories


How can you cut 500 calories in a day?

You can try exercise.


Is it safe to burn 3000 calories a day if you consume only 500 calories per day?

Absolutely not, after about 5-7 days you will see why that is not safe.No. It is unsafe. In any event, if you were consuming only 500 calories per day you would not have the energy to burn 3000 calories per day.


How many calories per day must an average male consume?

An average male should consume 2,500 calories per day. If a male wants to lose weight he should begin by eating 500 calories less per day. It is important to eat a healthy diet.