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Posted by: Ka | 2011-08-02

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Hi
I am 45yrs old. I want to know if I only consume about 5500kj a day will I lose weight? I power walk everyday for an hour. Is consuming 5500 a healthy option or is it too little?

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Dear Ka
If you reduce your energy intake to 5500 kJ per day and also power walk very day, you will certainly lose weight. 5500 kJ/day is a bit less than the 6300 kJ/day that is generally recommended for adult women to lose weight. If you find that you lack energy and get tired too quickly on the 5500 kJ/day, then increase your energy intake slightly. It's no use eating too little and not having any energy to be able to exercise.
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Posted by: DietDoc | 2011-08-02

Dear Ka
If you reduce your energy intake to 5500 kJ per day and also power walk very day, you will certainly lose weight. 5500 kJ/day is a bit less than the 6300 kJ/day that is generally recommended for adult women to lose weight. If you find that you lack energy and get tired too quickly on the 5500 kJ/day, then increase your energy intake slightly. It's no use eating too little and not having any energy to be able to exercise.
Best regards
DietDoc

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