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anonymous
 4 years ago
In order to safely lose two pounds per week, how many calories would need to be reduced to achieve this twopound loss in a week?
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anonymous
 4 years ago
In order to safely lose two pounds per week, how many calories would need to be reduced to achieve this twopound loss in a week? Answer 7000 2500 5000 3500

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blues
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A pound of fat corresponds to about 3500 calories, so two pounds of fat correspond to about 7000 calories.

blues
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's the math, anyway. In reality, even if you totally 500 calories per day from your diet, your weight loss will decrease asymptotically as your body makes metabolic changes to compensate and try to preserve its energy stores.
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