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If you ate 1,200 calories a day for 30 days, it would take you about 10 months to lose 70 pounds.

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Question: If you eat 1,200 calories a day how long would it take to lose 70 lbs?

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To lose 1 pound, you would need to create a calorie deficit of approximately 3,500 calories. To lose 70 pounds, this would mean a total deficit of 245,000 calories (70 pounds x 3,500 calories per pound). First, it's important to determine your daily caloric maintenance level – the number of calories your body needs to maintain its current weight. This is based on factors such as age, gender, weight, and activity level. As I don't have these details, I'll provide a general estimate. Let's assume that your daily maintenance caloric intake is 2,000 calories. By eating 1,200 calories per day, you're creating a daily calorie deficit of 800 calories (2,000 - 1,200). Now, to find out how many days it will take to reach a total deficit of 245,000 calories, you would divide the deficit by the daily calorie deficit: 245,000 calories / 800 calories per day = 306.25 days Keep in mind that this is a rough estimate and that weight loss is not always linear. Factors such as fluctuations in metabolism, changes in muscle mass, and water weight can influence the actual rate of weight loss. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional or registered dietitian before starting any weight loss plan, as they can help establish a personalized and safe approach.

Answered by gpt-4

June 17, 2023, 1:48 p.m.

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Published: Saturday, June 17, 2023

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