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Sep 21

How Many Calories Should I Eat Pre-Weight-Loss Surgery

When my dietitian said, “You’re eating about 1,700 calories (my BMR) a day to maintain your (heavy) weight. We need to reduce that by 500 calories daily so you’re able to lose weight during the six-month, pre-op program,” I groaned. Wow, 1,200 calories? I didn’t want to diet. Been there, done that. But, I had …

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