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For those of you planing on your diet, here is a handy BMR calculator that will calculate your daily calorie needs. It also has an option to select activity level to better approximate your daily caloric requirements.

Such tools are by design inaccurate (using a static formula) but are a good approximation nevertheless.
Here's how you can find out your accurate BMR rate.

Calculate your BMR (by the way, BMR stands for basal metabolic rate) using a BMR calculator. Take the number and write it down. For the next 5 days eat at that rate and see if you are losing weight. If you are losing weight than that means that BMR calculator produced quite an accurate number.

If you are NOT losing weight that means that your BMR is probably lower and that BMR calculator did not calculate near approximate value.

Because when it comes to weight loss it really isn't that complicated....

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Nearly 5 years, my how time flies. My current weight is 135, and I have decided to start fasting more often to get to my goal of 128. Anything between 128-132 is good these days. I have been around...

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With two big holiday events in the past 10 days, my eating parameters have suffered a bit to say the least! For some reason I just could not get myself to fast this past week AT ALL, plus those two events...

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I feel like I've entered the doldrums of weightloss, where everything goes sooooo sloooowly.... But I've finally touched the 152's! Yay! And I went clothes shopping this past weekend (my body was looking...

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Popped back up to the 155 range this morning (10/30/2017), but feels like this is the ceiling instead of the floor this time, which is encouraging. Besides, my monthly cycles appeared today, so must allow...

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I'm currently shifting a lot of my mindset and methods this week, so I'm jumping off the weeks and switching to days. This is, after all, a whole life kind of thing, right? Besides, I don't like having...

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Good luck, @moderatemeals! I think you'll love this way of life!
Losing 1.6 pounds is hardly a plateau! You are not going to keep losing at the same rate as the beginning. You should be very happy with 1 pound a week!
Thanks for the comment, cblasz.
Maybe this WOE is so successful that everyone's lost the weight and got on with their lives! I can hope ...

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Yes, it is terribly dead here, especially lately. I think that people either just have all the information they need or have stopped this WOE. It is a shame. But stick around. It seems to go in waves....

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