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Old 06-12-2013, 07:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Michigan
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Yes consuming fewer calories can actually slow down weight loss. 600-800 cal. can send your body into starvation mode. I like to stay around 1400 cal. but some go as low as 1200 and do well. Good luck.

52 year old (5'4")
Highest weight 234 (10 years ago)

Starting Weight 185.8 (4/10/12)
First Goal 160 (7/10/12) 161.2
Second Goal 155 (8/31/12)
Current Weight 166 and struggling (5/19/14)
Goal - 140# lose weight slowly, build muscle & lower body fat

"There is no diet that will do what eating healthy does. Skip the diet. Just eat healthy"
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