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Old 01-22-2012, 11:40 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Melodiemomma View Post
Take your current weight and multiply by 11. This should give you enough of a deficit to lose a pound a week or more. You don't want to go too low with calories because then your body will hold onto fat. This is a simple way to calculate.

That sounds reasonable. Just now I did the calculation, and it works out to about the lower limit of calories if I were trying to lose weight (but I'm not, I'm maintaining now).

Where did you get this from? Do you have a reference?

Think of food as fuel for the body instead of feeding emotions
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