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safe if you take vitamins Its been said that eating anything below 1200 calories per day triggers your Body into "Starvation Mode" because it thinks there's a food shortage. When that happens your metabolism slows down to try and conserve energy, and that actually hinders weight loss. It's probably smarter to stick to a 1200 - 1500 calorie per day diet in order to lose weight.

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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)


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


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.


How many calories would you lose if you only ate 500 calories in a week?

That is determined by how many calories you were previously eating.


Is it safe to lose 500 to 1000 calories from your recommended daily allowance?

It can be simple but it should be eased into and not rushed into so you cannot just jump down these calories in one day if you are so used to eating over 2000 calories normally.


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.


Can you lose weight by only eating 500 clories a day?

Eating only 500 calories a day is very unhealthy eat at least 1000 and work out


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.


Is a 500 calorie per day diet safe?

A 500 calorie diet is far too low. Eating healthier, cutting out fat in your diet and exercise are far more beneficial. Adults need closer to 2500 calories in their diet.


How much weight can you lose from eating 500 calories a week?

You don't have to worry about losing weight on 500 cal. a week. You won't last very long. People who are on diets normally eat from 1000cal to 1800 cal. a day....not a week. That is not healthy or safe.


Is a 500 calorie diet really safe?

No a 500 calories diet is not that really that safe as most doctor's say that a person needs at least 1200 calories a day. And after you go off this diet you will over eat and gain the weight back and more weight.


What is disordered eating?

eating almost nothing for significant periods of time eating 500+ calories in one snack/ eating until you feel sick and nauesatedforcing yourself to puke the food back upfeeling guilty about everything you eatanalyzing how to burn off the caloriesexcessive calorie countingoften accompanied by low self-esteem and body image, and convinced that you are fatit's basically any form/ a combination of forms of eating disorders.


How much weight will you lose if you eat a diet of 500 calories twice a week?

Eating only 500 calories twice per week would be extremely dangerous . Do NOT diet without consulting a doctor.


What kind of disorder is anorexia nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person will starve themselves for a long period of time usually taking in 500 or less calories a day. (500 calories is a lot to someone with anorexia, like 3,000 to someone without an eating disorder).


Do 500 calories in french fries equal the same energy as 500 calories in a salad?

I would believe that 500 calories is 500 calories. So yes, they are equal in calorie amount.


I was wondering if a 500 calorie diet is safe to start off with?

No it is not safe. Your body needs calories to live off of. However if you still wish to go that route and you think you can deal with the pain then I suggest doing it for no more then a month. You will drop around 14 pounds in a month just from 500 calories a day. Then I suggest moving up to 1100 calories. You are still cutting back on what you are taking in but 500 calories a day for too long can hurt you.


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.


I am 5' 2 105lbs how long will it take to lose 15lbs eating 100-500 calories a day?

Please do not try to lose fifteen pounds. You are very slender already. If you lose fifteen pounds, you will weigh 90 pounds and be underweight and unhealthy. 500 calories a day is not enough calories to maintain a healthy body. You will become sick, and your face will start to sink in and become unattractive. Stick to a diet of around 1500 calories a day and stay at 105 pounds. Your body will thank you.


How many calories in a serving of dry ribs?

500 g = 500 calories


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 many kilojoules is equal to 500 calories?

500 calories is equal to 2093.4 kilojoules.


What is the 500 calorie diet plan and is it safe?

I don't believe it's safe. it sounds pretty unhealthy. your body needs more than 500 calories to function for a day or it will go into starvation mode and that's never good.


How many calories do boogers have?

500 calories


How many calories do wedges have?

500 calories


How much weight per week will you lose if you eat 500 calories per day and burn 500?

If you only eat 500 calories per day you would make yourself very sick. No one should really go below 1000 calories per day. You will try but your body won't let you - you will either end up binge eating a lot of calories or your body will start eating your muscle and other body tissues to get energy instead. Every person, based on their age and lifestyle has a set amount of calories their body needs to function. If you want to find out what yours is, type in "basal metabolic rate" into google and then find a calculator you can type your information into. That number is the basic amount of calories your body burns. If you reduce the amount of calories you eat from that by 250 calories per day, and then you burn 250 calories per day exercising, that means you will have lost 3500 calories in a week. 3500 calories equals one pound. This is a safe amount to lose. If you are still confused then join fitday or sparkpeople, they will help you. If you do lose more than that or starve yourself you will only be hurting yourself and make it harder for your body to lose that weight.