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How many calories make a 1lb weight loss.
All I hear is 3500 but I think that this must be incorrect

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It's true that 1 pound is 3500 calories.

If you want to lose a pound a week, you have to eliminate 3500 calories from your diet each week.  You could eat 500 calories (500 calories X 7 days) less each day, or you could eat 250 calories less and work off 250 calories more, each day
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