Our expert says:
Generally speaking women who want to lose weight need to reduce their energy intake to 1500 cal a day, but if you are very active you may need more energy to fuel your activity (e.g. about 1800 cal a day). This is something you will have to experiment with. If your current energy intake is so low that you have no energy to do the exercise then you will need to increase it preferably by eating additional carbohydrates that are the best fuel for exercise and are low in calories (only 4 cal per gram, compared to 9 cal per gram for fats).
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